Six ways of coming up with new ideas based on an idea ‘X’. Ramesh Raskar Associate Professor MIT Media Lab http://raskar.info http://cameraculture.info http://raskar.info http://cameraculture.info
Ramesh Raskar Associate Professor MIT Media Lab http://raskar.info http://cameraculture.info
X up: Airbags for car, for helicopter
Beautiful theory but strikingly simple implementation .. Combination of simple optics and some intelligent software Based on wavefront manipulation
Moving towards penny diagnostics Click Diagnostics Hardware app store not just software app store, we have seen this with Wii and Guitarhero
Reversibly encode all the information in this otherwise blurred photo
The glint out of focus shows the unusual pattern.
Shielded by screening pigment. The visual organ provides no spatial information, but by comparing the signal from 2 organs or by moving the body, the worm can navigate towards brighter or darker places. It can also keep certain body orientation. Despite lack of spatial vision, this is an evolutionary forerunner to real eyes.
After X , what is ne X t How to Invent? Ramesh Raskar, MIT Media Lab
Camera Culture Ramesh Raskar Camera Culture MIT Media Lab http://raskar.info http://cameraculture.info Ramesh Raskar Associate Professor
X d X++ X X+Y X X ne X t Ramesh Raskar, MIT Media Lab
‘ Reducing’ a problem Analogy Generalization Induction Variation of the Problem Auxiliary Problem Pattern Matching (related problem solved before) Specialization Decomposing and Recombining Working backward Draw a Figure Auxiliary Elements