It's weird to see a working Nest thermostat on display at a Smithsonian museum in Manhattan. It's even weirder to tinker with the gadget, pushing buttons and changing settings. But touching and tinkering with technology is the Cooper Hewitt future museum's specialty.
This year's Prince Philip Designers Prize—the oldest design award in the UK—went to Bill Moggridge, the man who designed the world's first laptop. You're possibly reading this on one of its grandchildren—but is yours as gorgeous looking?