The James Dyson Awards have a simple brief: “Design something that solves a problem.” The top video is for a conductive body paint (not sure what problem that solves, but still cool), the second is for a kind of fastener technology for consumer electronics that would make post-consumer disassembly much faster and cheaper (looks like a bonus app in hardware hacking, too!).

You can see all the entries on the link below – the winners will be announced in November.

James Dyson Award

6 thoughts on “James Dyson Award entries

  1. The conductive ink is interesting, but I’m calling BS on the lightbulb demo- it’s obviously tricked out with an LED.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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