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Jay Silver: How to control a computer with a banana

Jay Silver: How to control a computer with a banana @ CNN.com.

This childlike sense of play, curiosity and discovery — one that many people lose as they move through adulthood — has informed Silver’s life and work ever since. It’s no accident that he shows audiences video clips of wide-eyed toddlers encountering snow for the first time or an M&M candy skittering around on a moving escalator. Or that he took the stage at PopTech in a T-shirt, baggy shorts and a surfer cap, looking more like a skateboarder than someone with a Ph.D. from MIT.


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