iCandy: Data Saves the Day

Gadgets alert us to weapons, the weather, and our workouts

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What’s wrong with this picture? Michel Verhulst and Ben Allen, two of the Delft University of Technology students who created this 30:1 replica of a Nintendo Entertainment System controller, are playing a game on a display that seems tiny by comparison. The world’s largest video-game controller, made to celebrate the release of the Guinness World Records 2012 Gamer’s Edition, cost them US $6000 to build.

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