Tag Archives: digital

The Digital Sea – Now Available

TweetI’d always thought that writing the novel was the longest part of the publishing process.  Little did I know that publishing it would take about five times as long as writing it.  Still, good things come to those who wait, … Continue reading

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Touch Screen Monitor

TweetLast night I was wondering if it would be possible to convert a PC monitor into a touchscreen using some of the concepts of augmented reality.  If the web cam was pointed at the computer to “see” it, but not … Continue reading

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The Brain-Computer Interface

TweetAspirin stocks up.  Logitech stocks down.  My carpal tunnel can’t wait for mind controlled computers, but I’ll probably only trade my Logitech mouse for a headache.  Today scientists at the Honda Research Institute unveiled a robot controlled by thought alone. In … Continue reading

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Can AR Help Manufacturing?

TweetI found this interesting video from Microsoft about how AR could be used in a manufacturing environment, and specifically in the car business.  Currently, I am a Manager of Quality and Engineering at a Toyota facility here in the US, … Continue reading

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Freedoms and the 5th Amendment

TweetOn his website, Luigi Cappel has a nice post about the effect of digital information on our freedoms.  I agree with a lot of the things he says on his site, but I would also add we not only have to … Continue reading

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Contest: Machines That Know

TweetA few weeks ago I made a post about Machines That Know.  Then I made a couple of follow up posts about the good and bad aspects of these technologies working in concert.  I think it is important for society to think ahead … Continue reading

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How to Automate the Digitalization of the World

TweetOne of the key components to true AR is turning world objects into digital ones.  The slow way to accomplish this is to get an army of volunteers to manually create the digital architecture piece-by-piece.  Much like the first genome, it’s … Continue reading

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ISMAR Calling

TweetThe Clash aren’t calling for AR papers, but ISMAR, the leading event for augmented reality research is. I found this interesting tidbit over at The Augmented Blog, a great site for AR related news.  It will definitely be on my … Continue reading

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Pew Internet Study

TweetBack in December, the Pew Internet & American Life project penned a study called the Future of the Internet III.  There are a number of items that won’t surprise you from the study: cell phones will be the primary access … Continue reading

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The Death of the PC

TweetThe death of the PC is right around the corner.  I’ll say by 2015 at the latest.  In this post by Adam Hartung, he discusses how the iPhone is providing the steam to obsolete the PC.  Because the iPhone with … Continue reading

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