This year’s James Dyson Award International Winner is a recyclable, folding cycling helmet made of paper. No doubt in my mind that this will be the future of bike-sharing schemes across the globe!Read More
The current record for folding a piece of paper in half stands at 12 times, contrary to the myth being 8 times, but fold it 103 times and the thickness will be larger than the observable universe.Read More
Tom Murphy has created a computer program that learns how to play classic NES games on its own. The software, named 'Playfun,' uses pre-recorded snippets of gameplay and its own emulator to determine the best course of action when faced with obstacles, teaching itself along the way.
What's your favourite graphics style? Pixel art? Cel shaded? Photorealistic? How about paper and cardboard? Developed by Sate of Play Games, Lumino City is the sequel to Lume, and is created using papercraft, with the everything except the player characters being animated with actual motors which move the sets around.
Flexible displays are commonplace when it comes to conceptual technology; but Plastic Logic, Queen's University and Intel Labs have stepped closer to making this a reality with the PaperTab.
Using flexible e-paper technology with touch sensitivity, these 10.7-inch plastic displays are strongly interconnected via the desk they are placed on. Each display shows a different app (naturally), representing a 'digital' stack of papers.