Sunday, May 24, 2015
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Part 2 presents the idea of nature as an ecological system that balances itself, the idea's effects on the world, and its rebuttal.
Part 3 then explores the origins of the view that humans are machines controlled by genes.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Monday, December 23, 2013
For completeness and because of dead links, here's the original "Powers of Ten" (TM) from 1977:
Saturday, December 07, 2013
There are plenty of videos where people (and their vestibular systems) are shocked by the realism of the presented content - most often a roller coaster ride.
However, there are less action-packed videos, impressively demonstrating the fusion of physical and virtual reality. For example by this guy, presenting and commenting his immersion into a 1984 Tetris block production office.
He also modeled his bedroom and demonstrates the switch between virtual and physical reality.
What's more, a company called eye mirror, produces devices that let you capture your videos in 360 degrees - using standard cameras. For presentation, you can either use their viewer (well worth checking out on their website) or present them on the Oculus Rift afterwards (via engadget and Felix).
The Metaverse is getting closer!
Addendum 8.12.2013: Here's the link to the eye mirror kickstarter page.
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Featuring Achim Stephan (Philosophy of Mind and Cognition), Peter König (Neurobiopsychology), Peter Bosch (Linguistics), Oliver Vornberger (Computer Science), Sven Walter (Philosophy), Kai-Uwe Kühnberger (Artificial Intelligence), Thomas Gruber (Psychology), Joachim Hertzberg (Knowledge-based Systems), Gordon Pipa (Neuroinformatics), Nikola Kompa (Philosophy of Language), Gunther Heidemann (Computer Vision), Claus Rollinger (Artificial Intelligence)