Rock, Paper, Cyborgs

This robot hand makes a mockery of its human opponent in a game of rock, paper, scissors with a 100% win rate – one more step towards the total obsolescence of the human mind: Rather than operate within the parameters of its programming and AI, the robot uses available sensory info and its rapid processing power to effectively ‘cheat’, making AI redundant … Read More

Top 60 Jobs That Will Rock the Future

Here’s a total re-blog of some interesting thoughts from Get Degrees. It’s lifted wholesale from their article Top 60 Jobs That Will Rock the Future: We know where the jobs are now… but where will they be ten years from now? Twenty? Some job descriptions will always be in need, but many others are evolving to fit the ever-changing course … Read More

Web Discoveries for June 24th

These are my del.icio.us links for June 24th Node | world leader in Location Based Media – Clever, if rather corporate looking site that says it’s authors seem to have their heads screwed on when it comes to mixed reality applications. Atlas Obscura | Wondrous, curious & bizarre locations around the world – All credit to a surprisingly twisted mattbambow … Read More

Gameware: A Case-Study in AR Development

A typical Zook, screenshot taken from Gameware's Zook Kit which lets children build virtual creatures
This entry is part 5 in the series An Opus to AR

This entry is part 5 in the series An Opus to ARI have been aided in this series by a connection with Gameware Development Limited, a Cambridge-based commercial enterprise working in the entertainment industry. Gameware was formed in May 2003 from Creature Labs Ltd, developing for the PC games market which produced the market leading game in Artificial Intelligence (AI), … Read More