Nathan at FlowingData links to a fantastic concept piece depicting how we could interact with our environment in the future.  The video shows what a world might look like where we can interact with technology embedded in our environment through the same types of gestures we are now starting to leverage with products such as the iPhone.

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The technology does not exist yet, and it isn’t clear how we would get to such a world where individuals can, at their leisure, interface and control with such a system.  But the idea is incredibly interesting and sometimes the concept alone can push the more technically inclined in a fruitful direction.

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