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siftables

Via @christateston: Created by David Merrill and Jeevan Kalanithi at the MIT Media Lab, Stables are “cookie-sized computers with motion sensing, neighbor detection, graphical display, and wireless communication. They act in concert to form a single interface: users physically manipulate … Continue reading

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when genes look like texts and texts look like something else

An article in the November 10, 2008, edition of The New York Times by Carl Zimmer, “Now: The Rest of the Genome,” discusses the thoroughly fascinating (and exceedingly difficult) of mapping the human genome. The article includes this gorgeous graphic, … Continue reading

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