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MIThril photos – Ladyada 1999

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MIThril photos. Ladyada 1999.


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5 Comments

  1. Ooh… HUD with a Twiddler. You guys hang out with Thad and the other wearables folks?

  2. Wow, an Orinoco WLAN card – that brings back memories!

  3. The Twiddler! Sometimes I miss 1999.

  4. I’m /really/ curious about one thing: Why don’t you guys still wear these? More specifically, why don’t YOU wear it now? I can think of a million reasons for wanting that rig on, and very few for not wanting it, so I’m always wondering why people stop, and I would really like to understand what the down side is before I invest in my own rig.

  5. @james – speaking for me (pt) who has worn different type of these before in public, it was always project-based – none of this is final shipping hardware. i considered it more like user testing, with me being the user.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/pmtorrone/79988751/

    however, the elements of building and trying these systems out for me personally has helped put the ideas and learnings in other products.

    a good example will be the FLORA when we release it, it’s not a “rig” you wear in the same way, but from using these previous systems i learned what i want to do, and more important what i -do not- want to do.

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