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The Interactive Tablecloth

Emily Conrad
February 7, 2005
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Without any real explanation of how it works, designers at the Royal College of Art in the UK have created a tablecloth that glows whenever an object is put on it. The halo slowly expands the longer the object is left in place. They say the idea is meant to raise "issues about the desirability of using technology to emphasise existing behaviour," something which we know has been keeping all of you up at night.

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