Bjork may be as crazy as a soup sandwich, but I'll give her credit for her latest phase being technologically interesting. She's put Grammy-nominated Damian Taylor on tour playing a reactable
is an open-source application that runs on a surface computer. There are builds for a number of operating systems, but the device that immediately stood out to me, of course, was the Microsoft Surface
. Read more on Tech Digest
, read an interview with Damian Taylor about reactable on Wired
, check out the reactable site here
, or just watch the demo videos (1
) on YouTube.
The videos are worth a watch if for no other reason than to get amped about the future of computing UI. How cool would it be to drop volume knobs specific to your applications all over your physical desktop? Or throw down some knobs tied real-time to properties in a 3D Studio Max model?