Siftable Modular Computers

Posted on January 19, 2010  Comments (3)

Pretty cool. I must admit I don’t really see how this would function outside of specifically designed situation. I can imagine it could be very cool for education, especially of young kids. Siftables act in concert to form a single interface: users physically manipulate them – piling, grouping, sorting – to interact with digital information and media. David Merrill and Jeevan Kalanithi originally created Siftables at the MIT Media Lab and have formed a company to commercialize the product and have received a grant from NSF to continue the work.

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3 Responses to “Siftable Modular Computers”

  1. Alex
    June 5th, 2010 @ 6:26 pm

    This is an amazing little device, i can’t wait to get a set and start using it. The possibilities are endless.. especially in a school / educational system / environment! Anyone know when the release date is for these?

  2. Anonymous
    July 11th, 2010 @ 8:03 am

    This is an amazing little device, like pretty amazing stuff.
    However, I don’t really think it will catch on.

  3. Get Your Own Siftable Modular Computers » Curious Cat Engineering Blog
    October 18th, 2011 @ 6:18 am

    Recently I have seen ads for them on my management blog, so I decided to see what progress had been made. The price is a steep but they do seem cool…

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