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ARE2011 May 17th & 18th

TweetARE2011 is right around the corner.  If you haven’t registered yet, check out Games Alfresco for more details and a discount. ARE 2011 will take place in May 17th-18th at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California, and is surely … Continue reading

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The Augmented Reality Reading List

TweetEarlier this month, Ori Inbar posted on Games Alfresco about why people get excited about augmented reality.  Ori mentions Vernor Vinge’s Rainbows End as inspiration and it got me thinking about other novels that use augmented reality.  I’m making this … Continue reading

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Sign of the Singularity

TweetVernor Vinge, the mathematician and author, once predicted the technological singularity which states that computational technology once achieving a certain threshold would accelerate past human intelligence.  This possibility sounds like fiction, but it’s a concern serious technologists have voiced.  Recently, a … Continue reading

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