Siftables - Situation Aware Cookie-Sized, Computerized Tiles
These little gizmos look like they could be really good for some scenarios in education and interfaces for the wider world. That and they look like really good fun. Well worth watching.
David Merrill demos Siftables, the smart blocks | Video on TED.com
MIT grad student David Merrill demos Siftables -- cookie-sized, computerized tiles you can stack and shuffle in your hands. These future-toys can do math, play music, and talk to their friends, too. Is this the next thing in hands-on learning?