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A double dictionary

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Morten Just

Isn't it funny how we have a habit of imitating physical products online? Physical limitations and all. In 2003, online dictionaries worked like this: if you needed to look up an English word to see its Danish counterpart, you'd have to navigate to the English-Danish dictionary, as if you had to pull an actual book from a shelf.

A human takes 10-20 seconds to look up a word in a dictionary. A robot takes a few milliseconds.

So why don't the robots just look in all dictionaries at the same time? That's what this does.


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Experiments

An alarm clock that shows you that other people are awake

Know the feeling when you wake up, and it is pitch black outside, and you think it's a mistake? The clock says 7am, but honestly, it could be wrong, right? I hacked a Chumby [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chumby] to show me a live webcam feed from a camera pointing out the window to the street. That would be proof that it is indeed morning, and other people are responsible adults with their jackets on already. At night, it shows a feed from the airport with the planes landing and taxiing to

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Experiments

Wrapping books in web pages with AR

In AR we can wrap things in information paper.

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Experiments

We're not done with you, stopwatch app

A stopwatch uses the clock, but what if it also used all the other sensors?

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Future Products

Toddler toothbrushing

Mouth openness as a play button