Psyleron, a research group based out of Princeton University, focuses on connections between the mind and the physical world.
Inside its color-changing Mind-Lamp is a Random Event Generator, which controls the light, though a nanoscopic phenomena called electron tunneling also makes it sensitive to some outside forces. Thus, the human mind is apparently able to have an effect on the lights.
Telepresence technologies are designed to make operators feel like they are actually present when they are offsite.
Siftables are aware of their surroundings and can interact individually or as a group.