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1993 Predecessor to Google Glass is Goopy, Reptilian


I chanced upon this biomorphic beauty one day on collections.cooperhewitt.org. Naturally, being part of the nerd department here at the Museum, I immediately showed it around. After a collective wave of "wooooah, dude," we generally agreed that it was very awesome that our collection indeed contains the alien-space-slug-older-sister to the slick young whippersnapper in the wearable computing family—Google Glass.
wearble computing, Arduino, ixd, Interaction Design, Smart Design, Lisa Krohn, prototyping, tools, apple

DesignBoost NYC: David Gresham


DesignBoost NYC was a two-day design conference held at Cooper-Hewitt in June 2011. Thirteen speakers specializing in everything from biomechanics to filmmaking addressed the conference's theme, "Design Beyond Design" in this series of short talks.
DesignBoost, 2011, conference, Design beyond Design, David Gresham, Material Connexion, consulting, materials, innovation, technology transfer, nasa, nike, adidas, chilewich, liquid metal, apple, screen, library, talk, long

WANTED: Apple products for the National Design Museum's Collection


As the Smithsonian’s National Design Museum, Cooper-Hewitt seeks to acquire the best examples of industrial design, and much of the permanent collection has been built through the generosity of donors. 
apple, products, Industrial Design, permanent collection, donations, credit, Cynthia Trope, associate curator, iBook, iMac G5, Macbook Pro, Macbook Air