All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Meta’

Digital Nation – Life on the Virtual Frontier

Frontline on PBS is airing Rachel Dretzin’s documentary Digital Nation this week. The second half has sections on Waging War and Virtual Reality. Also viewable online, including some non-aired segments. Within a single generation, digital media and the World Wide Web have transformed virtually every aspect of modern culture, from the way we learn and work to the ways in …

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Review of OnLive, a Gaming System in Beta

The below link connects to a review of OnLive, a new cloud-based game delivery system currently in beta.  Basically, the way it works is that you play the game where you are, but all the computations are done at OnLive’s data center, somewhere in the cloud and it streams the screen’s imagery back to your monitor/TV.  This means that you …

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Army Launches Facebook-Like Site

“A new Facebook-like social media site aimed at the U.S. Army tech community aims to make discussion of sensitive information easier and safer. Called milBook, the new networking tool offers a centralized location for Army personnel to discuss military topics that were previously done through potentially insecure emails, chats, wikis and blogs. In contrast, MilBook, which is part of a …

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Interview: Virtual Reality pioneer Jaron Lanier on where the Web went wrong.

On Point audio interview. “Jaron Lanier was there in the morning of the digital age, when everything was thrilling and new. He was a thinker and an artist and a programmer turned on by the Internet revolution. Now, he’s not so sure. What looked liberating may be enslaving us, he says, to a kind of aggregated, collectivist “hive mind” online. …

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DoD Techipedia

The DoD R&D community has started a “wikipedia” for DoD Technology. If you’re doing technical research here at MOVES, this is something to participate in: DoD seems to be wanting to Open Source or Open Standardize the way R&D is done, and help companies understand the needs of the <wince> warfighter. https://www.dodtechipedia.mil -Brett

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DoD Techipedia launch

DoD has launched “Techipedia“: the wiki to bring together companies, researchers and <wince> warfighters. This is the perfect way to give your research visibility to the DoD Research, Development and Acquistion community, and to give vendors an understanding of what research is important and why.  They are trying to do good here, so we should participate.  I would think that …

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Augmented Reality for Android

     Wikitude Mobilizy (Anyone sick of AR needs to stick some other content on this site!)

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Microsoft & virtual worlds

The 3D future, according to Microsoft: A Photosynth-based “Spatial Web” | The Industry Standard

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USGC Senior Leadership on Facebook

http://www.navytimes.com/news/2008/09/cg_newmedia_092608w/ Well, there you have it, USCG presses on with web 2.0. Does this put them in the lead? (btw, I think it was Perry/Brett had an interesting exchange about the USAF’s not-so-similar stance. Interesting counterpoint.) -Joe

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Earthscape: Social Networking and Online Photo Galleries + GeoBrowser

Google Earth Blog: iPhone Earth Available Free Temporarily – New Features Too For a limited time, the cool iPhone Earth application called Earthscape is available for free at the iTunes Applications Store. Simply search for “EarthScape” I previously reviewed this Google Earth-like application when it became available for $10 on August 22nd. They have now updated to version 1.1 which …

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