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Amazing See-Through 3D Desktop Environment Unveiled At TED
2013-02-28 14:00:38

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online If science fiction has anything to say about it, computer technology will one day advance to the point where interaction will no longer require touch of any kind. During this week´s TED conference in Long Beach, California, one computer scientist is showing off his idea of how we may one day interact with our machines on this very same idea. SpaceTop is a 3D desktop environment wherein everything is moved and manipulated...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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