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The Touch Board is a way to turn almost any surface into an interface. As many of you know, the last two years of Electric Paint have shown us that there is a real interest in developing unexpected interactions.

 The Touch Board by BareConductive is one of the first projects to be selected for  Arduino At Heart program and it’s launching today on Kickstarter.

Check out more of the project.

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The cover of The Economist magazine is about Italy’s elections…

A SENSE of humour in adversity can be attractive, but it is not always useful. Confronted by the worst recession in their country since the 1930s and the possible implosion of Europe’s single currency, the people of Italy have decided to avoid reality. In this week’s election a quarter of the electorate—a post-war record—did not show up. Of those who did, almost 30% endorsed Silvio Berlusconi, whose ruinous policies as a clownish prime minister are a main cause of Italy’s economic woes. And a further 25% voted for the Five Star Movement, which is led by a genuine comedian, Beppe Grillo. Keep reading