Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Brave New Digital World

Posted By on Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 9:18 AM

Computer genius Pranav Mistry is trying to bridge the "digital divide" between the real world and the digital world by turning pretty much any ordinary object into a computer.

Imagine taking pictures with your hands. Touching a picture on your regular old newsprint newspaper and having a video play. Playing a video game on a regular sheet of paper. Mistry makes it happen.

It's been a long time since I've seen any new tech gadget that truly fascinated me. Or scared me. Or made me think about what a strange world I'll be living in by the time I'm an old lady. But this did it.

Prepare to be amazed and terrified. Welcome to Mistry's magical world:

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