True Skin: Full Version

Earlier this year I blogged the teaser for an upcoming short film by the team at N1ON, which looked like a really interesting work-in-progress. Yesterday, their film ‘True Skin’ was released to the world, kicking off a bidding war as studios move to capitalise on its unique visual style in a full-length feature, that will most likely build on the short’s basic … Read More

On the Potential for Branded Robots

r2d2 branded robot

Last year I wrote about these awesome fighting robots from Japan, where  I asked this question: “I am very interested in at least progressing research into the potential for branded robotics, androids & cybernetics if any readers have thoughts?” I received an equally awesome response from one Pius Agius, who challenged me on my Western predilection to see robots fighting rather … 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

Applying McLuhan

This entry is part 13 in the series An Opus to AR

This entry is part 13 in the series An Opus to ARI begin with McLuhan, whose Laws of Media or Tetrad offers greater insights for Mobile AR, sustaining and developing upon the arguments developed in my assessment of the interlinking technologies that meet in Mobile AR, whilst also providing the basis to address some of this man’s deeper thoughts. The … Read More

Constructing A Methodology

This entry is part 6 in the series An Opus to AR

This entry is part 6 in the series An Opus to ARMobile AR is still highly prototypical, and has not received much previous academic attention thus far. A deep analysis of this technology and its implications requires a specially developed methodology, a methodology which acknowledges the pre-release status of the technology, and recognises that Mobile AR represents a fusion of … Read More