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Watch these one right after another.  It’ll take you about 50 minutes.  It’s worth it to see them in a bunch like this.

June 12, 2007 - Posted by | info sci, info viz, search


  1. Hadn’t seen that second video. Very nice. It’s similar to what I’ve been expecting someone in Second Life would create. I think there have been some moves in this direction, but I don’t know how far it’s gotten (I should check).

    The other night, for the first time in over a year, I participated in a virtually social activity (not counting watching streaming conference videos): a live music performance by some spacerock guy. Couldn’t help thinking that what I was listening to was entirely canned – “virtual lip-synch” – and that he needed virtual instruments that actually functioned.

    Now imagine if he had something like that device shown in the video and while he was using it at home, his avatar was operating virtual doppelgangers and the sound was being generated in that space.

    Probably don’t have to imagine long.

    Comment by csven | June 13, 2007 | Reply

  2. I grabbed that TED Talk from you…
    Great stuff.
    Things are shifting big in several directions now.

    Where’s the kirkyan in all this? Is it on the coffee table yet?

    Comment by woody3 | June 13, 2007 | Reply

  3. We need some spimes before we get to *yans.

    Comment by csven | June 14, 2007 | Reply

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