Augmented Reality for the Blind →
LookTel has invented some software that allows phones to tell their users more about the environment using optical character recognition and tags.
Cool assistive text to braille idea →
Thimble is a device that would allow the user to get real-time braille updates from their phone and also use optical character recognition to translate text around them into braille.
Human Factors & Debugging
Today my prof. recommended that I write a paper on debugging interfaces. While I’d rather write about something not so close to comp sci, it’s something definitely worth considering. There are a LOT of things that could be improved about debugging interfaces esp. the command line ones like GDB! There is a cool paper about a different perspective on debugging that I’d like to...
Mind Hacks →
“How I Use Robot Mode and Non-Digital Creativity to Accomplish More in the Day” Mark Frauenfelder describes how he goes through his to-do list to get more done during the day!