Friday, March 13, 2009


Siftables are an amazing interface for the computer.  They were just announced at the TED conference.  If you check out their site you can see the demo of how they work!

Siftables are a small block of computing power, that is connected wirelessly to a computer & each other. Imagine the alphabet blocks you played with as a child, now imagine that as you put them together, the pictures change, if you tip them the picture spins, you can pour the picture to another block or but them together to form words. Imagine using these devices to practice math problems, spell words, or even create music. This simple concept is an very interactive and different way to access a students knowledge. I'm excited to see what this product will look like in it's final state, but it has the ability to change the way we interact with computers.

-  Patrick

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