If you have limited use of your arms or hands, eating can be a messy adventure. If I had a dollar for every bowl of soup, ramen or pho that has ended up more on my clothes than in my stomach I’d be sitting on a beach somewhere reading some other guy’s New Mobility blog posts and sipping on a margarita.

The Liftware Level could be the gadget that changes that. The Level is a new adaptive utensil that relies on tiny sensors and a built-in computer to keep the head of the utensil (either a spoon or a fork) level no matter how your hand twists and turns. Like a super-smart little worm, it bends and adjusts as you bring the Level to your mouth, keeping your food — be it s