The Dangers of Computer Vision

Tweet The Dangers of Computer Vision. (I thought about calling this article “The Passive and Insidious Collection of Data with Cameras” or “Should We Fear Facial Recognition?” but I think

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Watson Will Make Us Superhumans

Tweet The continued advance of computer intelligence, riding the rails of Moore’s Law, have made events like IBM’s Watson win over two champions on Jeopardy inevitable.  While thoughts of the Singularity,

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Predator Invisibility and Ghost Furniture with Kinect

Tweet When writing The Digital Sea, invisibility was one of the cool effects I thought was possible with ubiquitous augmented reality.  I didn’t expect to see tangible examples so soon.  Granted,

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Kinect Green Screen

Tweet The Kinect has become the all-in-one sensor bar of choice for modders everywhere.  The ability for the Kinect to do facial and gesture recognition, sensing 3D under

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Invisible Scuplture

Tweet A little real-time camera trickery and some augmented reality, and wa-la…invisible cube. A camera fixed on the concrete cube sculpture recognizes the presence of human faces within

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Laster’s Augmented Reality “Pro Mobile Display”

Tweet Ahh… augmented reality see-through HMD, how you tease me so… Maybe I’m a cynical twice-burned jilted lover but I feel I’ve been here before. Thankfully, I fall

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Maxcware AR Glasses Project

Tweet A few months ago Staffan Dryselius made a splash on Team Hack-a-Day with his DIY data glasses.  Since then he’s been working with a team to improve his

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TV Trickery with Augmented Reality

Tweet We’re a long way from fooling the man on the street, but augmented reality may soon play trickery on your TV screens.  This video montage combining scenes

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HMD Augmented Reality Display with Vuzix CamAR

Tweet A workable HMD augmented reality unit is a major step forward for the technology.  Once a see-through model is available, we can break out of the “magic

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Surveillance Society – A Lesson for the OGI

Tweet On the heels of my post yesterday about the Outernet Guidance Initiative and the perils of data harvesting, I find this bit of flotsam foaming out of

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