Tuesday, March 31, 2009
In a near future we will take decisions in physical space based in real time digital information.
Pattie Maes & Pranav Mistry: Unveiling the "Sixth Sense," game-changing wearable tech
Pattie Maes is working on newly founded Fluid Interfaces Group, part of the MIT Media Lab. This group aims to rethink the ways in which humans and computers interact, partially by redefining both human and computer. In Maes' world (and really, in all of ours), the computer is no longer a distinct object, but a source of intelligence that’s embedded in our environment. By outfitting ourselves with digital accessories, we can continually learn from (and teach) our surroundings. The uses of this tech -- from healthcare to home furnishings, warfare to supermarkets -- are powerful and increasingly real