fangmcgee writes: You may already consider your smartphone or e-reader an extension of your person, but a literal second skin? Researchers at Nokia and the University of Cambridge are developing a flexible circuit board that yields to your epidermis like ayou guessed it. The electronic skin, which includes a touchpad, responds to touch and pressure even when it’s pulled like a piece of gum. In fact, the material can be stretched to up to 20 percent of its original length without losing a lick of performance.
The best book on programming for the layman is "Alice in Wonderland";
but that's because it's the best book on anything for the layman.