By 2014, All Of Your Clothes Will Be Tagged With RFID Microchips

You've probably already bought clothing with computer chips in it. You know those big white tags that you're supposed to cut out of the garment once you've bought it? Hold one up to the light - if you see a very obvious pattern in it like the one above, then it's got an RFID tag in it. Now tech market research group… » 10/02/09 4:22pm 10/02/09 4:22pm

Students at U of Washington Will Be Tagged and Monitored in RFID…

Welcome to the world of A Scanner Darkly — made real. In March, a group of students at the University of Washington will put RFID tags (small radio-frequency emitting computer chips) all over their clothes and belongings. RFID readers that scan and track the tags will be installed throughout the campus' 6-story Paul… » 2/12/08 3:15pm 2/12/08 3:15pm

Japanese Art Exhibit Makes You Do Math

Staring at paintings can be so boring. As we become smarter and more computer-like, less of us are able to enjoy the purity of fine art. That's why modern museums are using more floor space and less wall space to accommodate exhibits like this one, created by a mathematician and a new media specialist, which makes… » 1/04/08 7:00am 1/04/08 7:00am