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Old new augmented reality

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These are a few weeks old but I couldn’t be bothered posting at the time. Now I’m trying to work through older tabs.. IBM?s ‘Seer’ Brings Augmented Reality to Wimbledon “Everything from tennis matches to dining and points of interest will be plotted using the combination of GPS, camera, compass. Users get a ?heads up… Read more »

Pretty demos

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elevated – a stunning 4 kilobyte demo released in April of this year. I wish this computer could play HD video. 4 friggin K! The app uses Perlin noise procedural textures (a more detailed explanation here) among other things to get it that small. Also from April, Excelence, done in Excel. And, again, the fantastically… Read more »

Honduras

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I’ve more or less been on the fence regarding which side to believe more in the recent Honduran political crisis. One of the things that stuck out to me at the time was the report that, sayz Wikipedia; “Several hundred people recruited by Zelaya, and led by Zelaya himself, went to an air force base… Read more »

Misc.

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The last I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue was a great, catch it before the next on Monday evening. “Diagnostic – A Welshman unsure if god exists. Realist – A catalogue of bottoms. … Newcastle – To drop an atom bomb on Peirs Morgan.” Day made, mind blown: it’s Portal in ASCII Enviro-Bear iPhone game…. Read more »

average age of politicians

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Google; average age of politician and average age of elected officials, nowt really. politicians “average age”, some, but nothing meta. Wolfram|Alpha; average age of elected officials and politicians age, nada. politicians, more but nothing that close. DBpedia; lookup.dbpedia.org only works for single terms. I’m assuming there is some form of method to grep and display… Read more »