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Memories Through Touch

Daily Prompt: The Power of Touch

Textures are everywhere: The rough edges of a stone wall. The smooth innocence of a baby’s cheek. The sense of touch brings back memories for us. 60 more words

Writing Prompts

New cyborg devices for humans

Forget Google Glass. Sony’s Patented the “SmartWig.”

Want to move on to the next slide in your presentation? Just raise an eyebrow and let your SmartWig flip to the next graph on your behalf. 118 more words

Virtual Reality

Disney algorithm turns flatscreens bumpy

Flat screen displays can give the illusion of bumps and curves thanks to an algorithm developed at Disney Research laboratories in Pittsburgh, USA. The research arm of the American entertainment giant has developed an approach that alters the friction encountered by a fingertip as it glides across a screen surface. 266 more words

Information rich - Experience poor

Ahh, contemporary life! Blurred lines separating virtual and reality – Our day-to-day existence ever more occurring in a cyberland cloud – technology creeping ever closer to bridging virtual and real. 336 more words

Exercise Motivation For Women 50+

Monkey feels touch with prosthetic hand.

A sense of touch lets you connect with loved ones, makes your limbs feel your own, and helps you to interact with your surroundings. But people who are… 484 more words


Scientists Recreate The Sense Of Touch With Direct-To-Brain Electrical Signals .

We’ve seen some very cool prosthetic arms recently, including ones people are able to control—just as they control biological arms—with their thoughts. So what’s one of the next great frontiers for prosthetics? 603 more words