The lucky iron fish

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A lucky little fish is making a big difference.
The problem of iron deficiency in Cambodians by trying to find ways to add more iron into their diet. One way, they found, was to simply put a piece of iron into skillets and pans while cooking.

This most low-tech product imaginable, a simple lump of iron, won the Grand Prix in the Product Design Lions. But while it looks unassuming, this fish made tens of thousands of Cambodians healthier.

See the video.

Google’s Project Jacquard

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Project Jacquard makes it possible to weave touch and gesture interactivity into any textile using standard, industrial looms.
Everyday objects such as clothes and furniture can be transformed into interactive surfaces.

Love the concept of weaving embedding electronics and interacting with them.
A Fabric that can communicate.

The Drone Aviary

The Drone Aviary reveals fleeting glimpses of the city from the perspective of drones.
It explores a world where the ‘network’ begins to gain physical autonomy. Drones become protagonists, moving through the city, making decisions about the world and influencing our lives in often opaque yet profound ways.
– by Superflux lab

Google Gesture

“For some people, sign language a must. But most people don’t understand sign language, which means a lot of interesting conversations never take place. How can we help, Google bridge the gap between those who use sign language and those who don’t?”

Impressive!

Build Something

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality.To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”
– Richard Buckminster Fuller