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10 Cool Things Going On Right Now in Augmented Reality

TweetAugmented reality has come a long way in a years time.  Last year I got excited by research projects and gimmicky AR webcam advertising, but that quickly faded on the tenth plus iteration.  It wasn’t until July that we starting … Continue reading

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Brain-Twitter Breakthrough

TweetOne of the aspects of augmented reality is the human-computer interface that we will need to control our computers.  We use mouse and keyboard for our desk PCs, and touch for our iPhones, but those methods may become outdated as the technology … Continue reading

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The Holodeck Is Born

TweetSometimes laughter is worth a thousand pictures.  The creative superstars at Ideo Labs have created what they call iCube, or what most would recognize to be a holodeck.  While you don’t get a complete first hand view of the experience, … 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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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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Machines That Know: 10 Good Things

TweetAs I stated in my previous post, creating the “Internet of Things” with computers that can recognize objects, people and even emotions, can have dangerous implications when used incorrectly.  Many times its the unintended consequences of technology that have the … Continue reading

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Machines That Know

TweetAn interesting article on the Economist.com explains how computers are being taught to recognize both objects and people.  This is important, because it helps bring about the “Internet of Things“.  Currently, information on the Internet is tagged so it can … Continue reading

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TiVo Your Life

TweetLately I’ve been finding many occasions where I wish I had a TiVo for my life.  Getting a call in the car while my favorite song is on.  Wanting to go back to what my wife said earlier in the … Continue reading

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Database of your Mind

TweetAs I explained in the previous post, the technology exists to control your computer with your mind using a neural actuator.  Eventually the development of this technology could lead to structured mind-computer language used for controlling the computer. It’s one … Continue reading

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A Digital World Awaits

TweetEverywhere we look, the processes and products that make up our lives are being turned digital.  The general medias that transfer information are slowly being absorbed by the digital mass called the internet.  The seemingly ubiqutious iPhone has opened up … Continue reading

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