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Networked Society ‘On the Brink’

Iedereen en alles is straks met elkaar verbonden. Objecten worden intelligent, alles wordt meetbaar en op angst gebaseerde structuren verdwijnen. Welke rol ga jij in deze samenleving vervullen? Marco, thanks voor het delen!

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Virtual Reality kent geen grenzen

Leuk verhaal van Sander Veenhof over 3D en virtual reality. Koppel dit aan mobiele telefoons en je kan iedere willekeurige omgeving een totaal nieuwe betekenis geven. Guerilla virtual reality dus... Gele ballonnen in het Witte huis, een virtuele expositie in een beroemd museum: alles is mogelijk.

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Herinnert u zich deze nog? (nog nog nog)

De technische ontwikkelingen gaan ontzettend hard. En steeds sneller worden nieuwe technieken en gadgets geïntroduceerd. Een mooie reden om een aantal kids van die 'vintage spulletjes' voor te schotelen en te vragen: "Wat is dit?" (via wonderyears)

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Journey – A Whole New Game Era

Journey is not a game in which you have to race, kill or race&kill. Journey is a process. It is a new kind of game in which you go through different emotions. (thanks to Linton for sharing)

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Steve Jobs – Documentary

Last month I finished reading the book Inside Steve's Brain. This documentary is a great summary of that book.

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Meditation + Gaming = Dagaz

I would like to give this game a try. It's called Dagaz and it trains your meditation level. The combination of gaming and meditation still strikes me as odd though. But perhaps that's just my narrow mind. ;-) Watch the video to find out how it works.

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Kinderen spelen liever dan TV kijken

Cool filmpje waarin kinderen het over spelen hebben. Het filmpje maakt onderdeel uit van het Playreport (zie filmpje beneden). Dit is een wereldwijd onderzoek over kinderen, gezinnen en spelen. Uit dit onderzoek blijkt dat 9 van de 10 kinderen liever met hun ouders speelt dan voor de TV of op internet te zitten. Het sociale karakter van spelen is een natuurlijk iets voor kinderen.

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Improv Everywhere MP3 Experiment

I just love the Improv Everywhere experiments which turn ordinary situations into extraordinary situations. Here is episode 6 of the mp3 experiment. Everyone downloads an mp3 and starts it at the same ...

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If Books Came After Games

What if games had been invented 500 years ago and then all of a sudden in the year 2009 books were invented. How would we perceive books then? See what happens if you start looking at ...

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Ways ARG Is Changing TV

Kevin Slavin is co-founder of area/code, an alternative reality gaming (ARG) company. In a 30 minute speech at the 5D Conference, Kevin talks about recent projects area/code did ...

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Milo Gaming Project Demo

It's incredible what gaming consoles are capable of these days. Take a look at a demo of the Milo project. Though I do wonder what would happen if the actress would start telling Milo things that ...

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Mind Control Device Demonstration

Tan Le, co-founder and president of Emotiv Systems, gives a live demo of a mind control device that uses a person's thoughts to input computer commands.

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Augmented Reality Virtual Pets Game On Your iPhone

This is a first peek at an augmented reality virtual pet game being developed for the iPhone. Just imagine how kids could learn to look after their pets or have their own virtual pets play with those of others. The game is ...

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The Buzzball seems like a lot of fun. "At the heart of the Buzzball is a dual motor configuration, enabling the pilot to control the motion and direction of travel via left and right control triggers, which provides power to the driving wheels." I wonder how many people get sick while riding it.

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Gaming Trends

Video gaming is a huge market these days. This presentation gives you a nice update on what's happening. Good to catch up since I sold both my Wii and my PlayStation 2 within one year.

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Kids Expressions While Playing Video Games

Photographer Robbie Cooper shows just how focused young video-game players can be. Some of the responses are pretty scary, others funny and some don't seem to be responding at all.

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Carcade – Augmented Reality In-Car Videogame

Carcade is a concept for an in-car videogame for the passengers, which captures the landscape and uses it as a videogame environment. Existing objects, for example trees and architecture, are recognized by the camera and enhanced by videogame assets.

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Eyepet – The Virtual Pet That’s Pretty Real

If you have a PlayStation 3 and an EyeToy then soon you will be able to play with your virtual pet: the EyePet. Some of the things that are possible with this pet can be seen in the video. Cool.

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Public Gaming With Your Mobile

You see a huge display in a public area which invites you to swtich on the Bluetooth connection on your mobile so you can start playing Snake against others that happen to be in the same area. All of a sudden the people standing next to you are your competitors. I think this is only a first step of what's to come. Nevertheless, a pretty cool first step.

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Since It’s Friday – Pee To Ski

Two Belgian guys turned a mobile toilet into a mobile gaming area. One of the games is Pee To Ski. Though peeing while gaming is not a new concept, the mobility of the whole installation is new to me. Have a good weekend!

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