These are my daily “Good to Know” links for 04/07/08 … please enjoy:
ApriPoko is capable of learning how to control electronics by watching you and asking questions about your behavior. When you use an infrared device, the robot senses the signal and asks the user "What did you just do?"
MySong, introduced in our CHI 2008 paper, automatically chooses chords to accompany a vocal melody, allowing a user with no musical training to rapidly create accompanied music.
Apparently, when CERN isn't colliding particles (and ripping massive holes in the space-time continuum), it's busy working on a new "internet" which will be 10,000 times faster than our current version. The project is known as "the grid."
Someday an alligator might save your life. Researchers in Louisiana say they've discovered unique antibiotic proteins in the blood of American alligators that can kill a wide variety of deadly bacteria, halt the spread of common infections and perhaps ev
This is pretty much just an online clone of Crayon Physics, but is pretty fun!
Come back for more links tomorrow!!