Category Archives: Edusim

The Future of Interactive Surfaces & The Plausible Interactive Copy (Revisited)

Through my work with the Edusim project years ago I had written several pieces regarding the future of interactive surfaces (See the GreenbushLabs “Plausible Interactive Copy” post from 2009 - HERE) and the future of tangible displays. Here is the next evolution of the concept, Its rough but you can see where this is going ! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ouP9xNujkNo

Computers are running our lives

COMPUTERS ARE RUNNING OUR LIVES ….. (AND OUR KIDS SHOULD UNDERSTAND THEM BETTER) Some Facts: At any give time you have on average or 3 devices within 10 feet of you with a computer chip inside it. Computer chips (microcontrollers, micro-chips) are programmed by people, and they contain software to help them make decisions based […]

A Rant on Creating Student “Consumers”

Of everything Ive experienced, read, and seen over my many years of teaching kids to “Create and Share Their Ideas with Technology” I really worry that most kids today will be great consumers but have no idea how any of their day to day technology actually WORKS …. the technology school are embracing more and […]

Hosted SNAP & ThreeJS Services

I will be showing the kids creation tools and our modifications to the above tools over the summer: SNAP (with GreenbushLabs storage)! http://www.greenbushlabs.com/GBsnap/snap.html   ThreeJS (with GreenbushLabs storage)! http://www.greenbushlabs.com/ThreeJS/examples

Haptics on the direct manipulation & natural input surface – From Nov. 2006

A blast from the past … A re-post of my Nov. 2006 post on the future 3D direct manipulation on interactive surfaces and haptics. http://blog.greenbushlabs.com/?p=159 As you may be aware of my interest in natural input and the direct maipulation of virtual objects in education by my work with the Edusim project (http://edusim3d.com). Natural input […]