Blogs and Black Swans
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In case you haven't seen any, black swans are brilliant things we never new existed or even thought could exist.
Naturally, there are no promises here. Some black swans just might be too black.....
09 June 2012Banana piano
Is this a black swan or a banana piano?
The BBC (and others) have reported that two MIT students have devised a low-cost circuit that can make everyday objects function as touch pads for controlling electronic devices. For example the bananas shown above are substituting (badly at present....) for piano keys. Other suitable objects include marshmallows, play-dough, cats' tongues, buckets of water, human body parts, etc., etc..................
for a demonstration.
Can you think of a killer app...............?