Nobel Pixels

This year’s Nobel prize for Physics was awarded to Kao, Boyle and Smith. According to the press release, Boyle and Smith “invented the first successful imaging technology using a digital sensor, a CCD“. We’ve all used digital cameras that include such sensors I’m sure, so indeed this was a major achieved. Interestingly, there’s a bit of controversy to this award, as there often seems to be.

Touchy 3D UI pixels

Apple’s commercial success of their touch interface has spawned a bunch of companies doing their best to top the Apple’s Touch experience. Here’s a notable one, which can actually be installed on a Windows machine, given you have a correctly enabled touch panel.

Will the mouse really go away?