Microsoft “Courier” Offers Glimpse of Next-Gen Tablet PC

Pretty slick video circulating about Microsoft’s hybrid Tablet PC/iPhone type device. Not sure how vaporous it is, but it’s still pretty dang cool. Now if Apple makes it, I’ll buy it. 🙂

Check out the article on ZD Net here. Or here’s the video:


800 Languages, 1 Typeface

Fascinating case study about Google and Monotype’s collaboration on Noto – an incredibly ambitious project to create one master typeface that can display on any device, any medium, in any language or writing system.

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Drone on the Farm

A report from the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International predicted that the legalization of commercial drones would create more than $80 billion of positive economic impact (i.e., revenue and job creation) between 2015 and 2025. The predicted biggest piece of that growth? Agriculture.

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Ready for Smart Tattoos?

MIT Media Lab, in partnership with Microsoft Research, has unveiled DuoSkin, a project that uses temporary tattoos as connected interfaces that can be used in a variety of ways.

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