Measuring Fitness with Computer Vision

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Use computers and cameras to track your fitness progress. Machines will one day be able to tell you how effectively your weight loss plan is going, simply by looking at you with a stereo camera. Here, we entertain some of the possible ways this might work.

World Water Fight

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Gregg Hilferding joins the show to talk about an excellent summer fun event, called World Water Fight, happening August 9th 2014. Get together in the park and fight your friends with water guns. And because we’re geeks, we’re taking it a step farther and considering concepts for modifying drones to be self-targeting water bombers. Check out http://worldwaterfight.com for more info

Invisible Apps

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As mobile technology dominates the digital landscape, we are now starting to see evidence that application design is taking second place to service design. Interactions are no longer bound to a single isolated experience. Instead, they span multiple platforms, from laptop to mobile to wearable device across time and space.