Posts Tagged: interesting

Augmented Reality in a Contact Lens

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“A new generation of contact lenses built with very small circuits and LEDs promises bionic eyesight” link This article made the transhumanist in me squee. A few quotes; “These lenses don?t give us the vision of an eagle or the benefit of running subtitles on our surroundings yet. But we have built a lens with… Read more »

The UK Pirate Party

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I think the UK Pirate Party will be a worthy proponent of certain progressive views on digital rights and related issues in the current UK parliamentary system, but that they will need some at least basic general economic, education, health, security, etc policies/affiliations/agreements, a la the Green Party, to draw attention from more average or… Read more »

Steampunk

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“DREAMS OF STEAM PRESENTS THE ARRIVAL OF AIRSHIP R1001 “A Steampunk Night behind tePOOKa’s Big Red Door / ?10 / 8.30pm – 3am “After the R1001’s recent tour of the borders of Her Majesty’s empire and colonies the airship and her crew will be joining the Lady Lawson for their quarterly Rest and Recreation. “We… Read more »

Urban Dictionary on the telly

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Woo, Urban Dictionary appeared on Keith Olbermann’s Countdown yesterday. With 593 up and 32 down in the clip, “Pullin’ a Palin” now stands at 3943 up, 978 down. Context on her jumping ship by quitting as Governor in an earlier segment here. Old media and new [social] media, a false dichotomy, both being just terms… Read more »

Newspapers being progressive

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“The [New York] Times’ data will join content from Project Gutenberg, a vast online library of text from public domain books, data from the U.S. census, and information from many other formative and vital entities in the semantic web space. Larson and his team intend to make available hundreds of thousands of tags for content… Read more »