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Scientists at Disney Research have developed mind-blowing technology that can make pretty much anything — doorknobs, human skin, water — responsive to touch.

Imagine a desk that’s all touch-sensitive, says VentureBeat’s John Koetsier. How about a couch that automatically flicks on the TV when you sit down? Or a doorknob that locks when you tap it. Also consider a smart swimming pool that “detects a young child who can’t swim,” says Extreme Tech’s Anthony. “The possibilities of Touché are almost endless, and really rather exciting.

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    Oh my god it’s like magic. This is so awesome. IT’S THE FUTURE!
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    I WANT THIS TO BE A THING. I NEED THIS
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    holy crap THE FUTURE
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    Science is amazing.
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    I live in the future. Still want my jet-pack, but this is cool. (But who says chopsticks aren’t a totally viable way to...
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    Disney, seriously, what the fuck CAN’T you do?
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