Month: October 2010

  • Interview on CBC’s Spark Radio Show

    I was interviewed about my current research work by Norah Young for CBC’s Radio show Spark. The project I talked about was Scribbling with Typeset. Here’s a video of the work in action: This work is part of a larger ongoing project on understanding how people use paper. Now, to run some more studies… Here’s […]

  • Scribbling with Typeset

    Typeset text via keyboard text input is still mostly confined to rigid, linear textboxes, while freeform written text from a stylus or pen and paper is slower and harder to read and re-use in new contexts. I created a prototype on the Microsoft Surface that combined the best properties of both of these worlds: quick, […]

  • Nuit Blanche 2010: The Wall

    I have a project in Toronto Nuit Blanche 2010 this Saturday! Here’s the blurb: The Wall Dustin Freeman Rorik Henrikson A wall of coloured blocks that move randomly when there is empty space. There is one rule: 1) When a moving block bumps a still block, it transfers its colour. At the beginning, every block […]