TED Siftables are cool
One of the guys at the office pointed me to a video of one of the coolest TED presentations I have seen. For those who don’t know TED is a conference and the letters stand for Technology, Entertainment, Design. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from those three worlds. Since then its scope has become ever broader.
MIT grad student David Merrill demos Siftables: cookie-sized, computerized tiles you can stack and shuffle in your hands. These future-toys can do math, play music, and talk to their friends, too.
Check it out, I just love these little “blocks”