Screaming Into The Abyss

Coolest Tech Ever
By Ben Zvan
On March 12, 2009 at 11:21
Computers

I remember seeing a show on the Discovery channel a while ago about people who had chosen to live their lives a cyborgs. Not with truly bio-embedded technology, but with helmets and cameras and four-fingered chording keyboards. The additional computer connectivity gave them access to metadata through specially coded signs that would display text in their heads-up display and allowed them to be constantly in contact with an Internet full of data.

MIT's Media Lab, as they do, has started to bring this to a practical end by making the technology interact with everyday items around you automatically.

This is an 8 minute video from TEDTalks. It gets really interesting when they show dialing the projected phone:

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