The Business of Free Software: Enterprise Incentives, Investment, and Motivation in the Open Source Community

IBM has contributed more than $1 billion to the development and promotion of the Linux operating system, and other vendors such as Sun are ramping up open source software efforts and investment. Why do information technology vendors that have traditionally sold proprietary software invest millions of dollars in OSS? Where have they chosen to invest, […]

Led Eyes

Each of the screens stores an indexed set of images of each eye in almost every conceivable orientation and degree of closure. This means that each of the ‘eyes’ can be animated in real-time. An object-tracking camera and small microphones sense activity in front of the screens, potentially enabling the eyes to follow people as […]