David Merrill


David Merrill holds a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he was part of the highly regarded Media Lab program. He has devoted his studies and career to exploring alternate user interfaces and interactions between humans and physical computing objects. He now runs a company called Sifteo (, which has commercialized the work he began at MIT.

The first time I saw a Sifteo Cube, I recognized that it was something totally unique. They are simple to use and understand, yet challenge our assumptions and conventions around how a computing device can be used.


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