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No, smartphones are not destroying a generation

Media loves a good scare campaign, and parents are prone to worrying about whether the ‘new thing’ in society is hurting their kids. This piece on Psychology Today points out one recent study did a bad job of causing another scare storm around phones, social media, and young people.

How should we design driverless cars?

Great question, excellent design challenge. When we don’t have to think about a standard driving position, should we even be thinking of the car as a forward-facing environment? Lots of opportunities for clever design, and potential for new variety in economy cars versus luxury models.

Sonicam VR camera looks great

It’s not cheap (but what good camera is), but it looks like it’s focusing on something that can often be overlooked. Not just nine cameras, but 64 microphones to deliver audio that aims to be appropriately immersive for a VR environment. That’s the kind of thing that will make a big difference in a good VR experience.