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Virtual News at Seven

A group of researchers at Northwestern University may have rendered TV news reporters obsolete with this completely automated and virtual newscast, in which a video game character reads news culled from RSS feed, and the screen behind her displays relevant photos and videos. Pretty cool.

Posted on Oct 26, 2006 READ MORE


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New Technology for Bush World

New on the block: A virtual reality helmet that allows users to simulate fantasy worlds, and a personal Google search engine that allows users to scan a narrow list of sites—two inventions perfect for a president who sees only what he wants to see.

Posted on Oct 24, 2006 READ MORE


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Live Musical Acts, Coming to a Sim Near You

Now this is a cool sign of the times: Musicians are playing “live” concerts streamed through virtual reality environments like “Second Life.” Above, the avatar of Suzanne Vega plays in what was billed as “the first time a major recording artist performed live in avatar form.”

Posted on Aug 18, 2006 READ MORE


Future Sex: Gizmos, Robots, Teledildonics

America’s top sex researchers envision a mainstream adoption of technologies like “teledildonics,” which allows remote mutual manipulation of devices like vibrators.

Posted on Apr 17, 2006 READ MORE


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