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Future of the Digital Pens [Video]

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lRP-i5kY8ac

New technology to compete with Wii-motes:

Excerpt:: NaviScribe-based digital pens and styli contain miniaturized optical navigation systems that capture the real-time location of their tips with respect to the dimensions of rectangular writing surfaces including ordinary paper and unmodified flat-panel displays.

NaviScribe devices also capture their full spatial motion as they travel across a writing surface. This absolute 3-D motion data, rich in information not available from methods that capture only relative motion, can be

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DIY Motion-Sensing Pool Table Video Game from 1990!

Here’s a video of DIY motion-sensing cue-ball video game from back in 1990!  That’s almost 20 years ago and way before Nintendo Wii ever became popular, nevermind we didn’t have 32-bit processors for video games then.

the middle section of the video reveals the trick behind it all, and it turns out to be surprisingly simple. No complex sensors or computer vision algorithms; the ball’s speed and direction are calculated by an 8-bit processor and a clever arrangement of four infrared emitter/detector pairs.

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Skate Hack – How to Make a Skate or Die Skateboard Controller!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DamcpPjQrVY

Here’s someone who hacked old Skate or Die video game to use a Skateboard Controller. Sounds like he needs some video game upgrades first to a Wii, will you donate one to him please?

Two Propellers being used to play Skate or Die on the Commodore 128. The first Propeller board (PPDB) is being used to load the program with a tape emulator. The second Propeller board (Spin Studio) is being used for a “real” skate board controller.

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Interesting Bedroom DIY/Gadgets Roundup

Here’s a roundup of interesting gadgets from the Sleep Revolution blog:

Learn how to make your walls a mirror-copy of Mario Brothers the video game.  Talking thermostats might be a great idea, especially if you are like me and sometimes lose your glasses.

If you can’t help yourself from hearing the phone while you sleep, I suggest you

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Web Hack – How to Make Your Site Popular!

One of my favorite books is “Click” by Bill Tancer, it’s a book about how millions of people are clicking and why it matters.  Of course, I’ve devised my own plans on how millions of people are clicking and how to make them click 2-3 times more. (I will have a blog post on that too on my Adsense Optimization blog soon.)

Anyways, in the book Click, Bill Tancer goes into details about how people like to search “how to

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