The latest experiment from BERG/Touch around near-field and RFID has arrived and it's enthralling to say the least.
Following its earler Rube Goldberg using Oyster cards and other proximity bobbins Jack Schulze from BERG and Timo Arnall from Touch have visualized the waves of near-field using a probe and an animated long-exposure photo, with exciting results extrapolated into logo design. If you're just coming in, first check out our interview with Schulze to get the background on Touch. Then, watch the newest video from the team and read BERG's findings. Finally, read what ubiquitous computing theorist Adam Greenfield thinks of it all. You're caught up!
Want to know even more? Well, hey, it so happens we're doing a conference in London on November 19th featuring Matt Webb and Matt Jones from BERG and Adam Greenfield in which we'll surely touch on these topics. Find out more about CaT London here.
With Claire Boonstra, multitalented co-founder of Layar appearing at CaT London, it's high time we take a detailed look at Layar's iPhone debut, after the app's successful launch on the G1 earlier this year. Cruise over to TechCrunch for the Layar lowdown.
In a video with the self-explanatory title Computational Sketchbook by Jie Qi and Leah Buechley at Ars Electronica 2009 an electronic pop-up book with painted on circuitry is introduced. This ain't your standard Goodnight Moon, ladies and gents. Get your tickets now for November 19th's CaT London event.