'Dorkbot' meetings gaining worldwide cult status
The Geeks shalt inherit the old Atari game syste... err. teh Earth!!1
NEW YORK -- About 200 people crammed into a sleek SoHo art gallery on a recent weekday night, sitting on chairs, on radiators and on the floor. Others jammed the entrance to catch a glimpse of the unusual presentation unfolding on a projection screen in front of them.
A computer scientist demonstrated a virtual lava lamp -- physically manipulating the colorful blobs on the screen by stretching them with his fingers. The crowd listened intently as he extolled the wonders of "multi-touch interaction research."
No one was heading for the door. (more at link)
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