New York Times uses Microsoft Surface to imagine countertop reading experience

A recent article by Megan Garber of the Nieman Journalism Lab shows how the New York Times Company R&D Lab is using Surface to envision the not to distant future where reading the newspaper on a tabletop is commonplace. According to the article, they are “betting breakfast will be less about sharing out newsprint and more about swiping through stories, ambient commerce, and the quantified self.”

Full article here


New York Times R&D Lab: The kitchen table of the Future from Nieman Journalism Lab on Vimeo.

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    thanks i enjoyed the article.i have always been interested in this subject and i learned a an electronic newspaper.

  3. freaknmuscle says:

    Looks like a giant ipad, turn on Miss Pacman then we'll be back at the pizza parlor.

    Meanwhile work on your body so you have some muscle after all that time sitting at a table.