A 20” touchscreen computer with a 2-5 hour battery life and built in gestural control, coming out in October. We’re moving towards the place where our devices understand physical movement and even what you might call physical slang - waves, nods, and so on. So here you have a device which responds to touch but also to hand movement in the air, like magic. As interface becomes more instinctual, we lose our sense of data as other and begin to see it as a layer of the world.
Compare and contrast. From Wired: a warning that consumer-grade EEG headsets may be hackable to reveal or at least hint towards confidential data. Also: a basic thought-interface for a physical object. It’s not exactly Firefox - the Clint Eastwood movie, not the browser - but it’s real.