An MIT student has invented a ball with six cameras and other sensors that can be tossed into a burning building or other emergency situations to assess the situation. Time best invention of 2012
Can we encourage kids to use seatbelts by incorporating or enabling videogames only when the seatbelt is attached? Finalist in The Fun Theory Awards. http://bit.ly/9sKUTK
Video games for use in "exploring management and leadership challenges facing the public sector". http://www.seriousgames.org
Can somebody invent a computer monitor camera embedded in the screen, so that when you are teleconferencing you aren't looking somewhere else?
British researchers are using video games to entice large numbers of people to help map brain connectivity. Economist http://econ.st/YU09k5
Digital Green allows local farmers to post instructional videos for others in their same country and circumstances. http://www.digitalgreen.org
Researchers have pinned down the characteristics that lead to videos going viral: play to emotions, particularly using cute or funny content. http://bit.ly/KogqhX
The Rashomon Project provides tools to allow various videos of the same event to be synchronized for a "wrap around" performance. The Atlantic http://bit.ly/1m27DRj