Jeff Han's Virtual Lava Lamp

By: Angela Lowe - Published: May 1, 2006 • References: dorkbot.org & cnn
Dorkbot, “people doing strange things with electricity”, is a forum founded by Douglas Repetto. The gatherings give people the chance to exchange creative technological ideas. The forum originally started in New York, but it has developed a cult like following with several chapters joining across the globe. At one of their recent meeting in New York, Jeff Han, a computer scientist demonstrated a virtual lava lamp. The lava lamp research involves expanding touch-screen technology so that users can manipulate many points of a screen simultaneously. Han says the research has promising commercial applications. Oh and by the way the guy in the picture is actually founder, Douglas Repetto, not Jeff Han. Stats for Dorkbot Trending: Older & Average
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