Wii ad on YouTube literally thinks outside the box

As anyone who is reading the headlines will agree, this has been a harrowing week. Here’s something to put a smile on your face, first passed along to me by David Berkowitz. Watch this YouTube ad for a Wii game all the way through. You’ll agree its creators really did think outside the box. Like …

New use of Wii controller helps you swim through data

The ability of the Wii controller to sense our relative position and movement through space has created a gaming sensation. Here’s an example of using this same controller to interact with a 3D model, showing uncanny perspective. The implications for how this interface could allow us to explore data are exhilarating. But what data? I …