Both Wikitude and Layar spoke at this Ecosystem event for augmented reality hosted by V2 Instituite for the Unstable Media and PortalToYourDreams.  First half of the video has standard AR talking points, but after halfway point, I like the idea of seeing a person’s “aura” comprised of their metadata.  Would people act differently if you could instantly know they’d never given a dime to charity or cheated on their SATs?  Instant-karma feedback loops. 


Thomas K. Carpenter

Thomas K. Carpenter is a full time contemporary fantasy author with over 50 independently published titles. His bestselling, multi-series universe, The Hundred Halls, has over 25 books and counting. His stories focus on fantastic families, magical academies, and epic adventures.

  • First of all, kudos to the person that edited an entire day’s seminar into 10 minutes! What I’m getting out of it is the concept of cloud computing meshed with the network of things. This is pretty much what Vernor Vinge wrote about in Rainbows End.

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