Via Mark Evan’s discussion of Newspapers Aren’t Doomed; It’s Their Business Models, (which is huge and juicy topic all by itself, I can across this TED video demo of Seadragon and Photosynth, by Blaise Aguera y Arcas. It is Seadragon Continue reading The Meta Photo Album
A vision of cheap space launches using lighter-than-air vehicles essentially balloons built specifically to carry light payloads to the stratosphere, from which a larger space-going vehicle could be launched.- first stage would use a lighter-than-air ascent vehicle to reach a Continue reading Recent Links for August 9th : space launches using lighter-than-air vehicles ; Japanese Mottainai Furoshiki wrapping
The Sunday New York Times (in /: New Bar Codes Can Talk With Your Cellphone, on the front page, abet under the fold) talks about the latest effects to launch in north america something almost mainstream in Japan : 2D Continue reading Is North America ready for Bar Codes Aware Cellphones?
snap a picture of some text and have it read back to you Continue reading Kurzweil’s handheld reader
a great success with 150 signed up folks, plus many more.. Continue reading TorDemoCamp 4 : Geeks Gather in Toronto for Show and Tell