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Here's Something At CES That I Actually Want To See [Video]

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A Russian company called Displair is pitching a 3D display that's made up of air. No glass, no screen, no keyboard. They claim it is coming to the United States later this year, initially in some kind of business-to-business application. Is this another step toward the world of Minority Report?...
Here's Something At CES That I Actually Want To See [Video]

PlayStation Move's Minority Report Controls In Action - playstation move - Kotaku

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PlayStation Move's Minority Report Controls In Action - playstation move - Kotaku

CES 2013: computer motion firm takes giant leap into the future

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Device the size of a USB drive gives users the 'the canvas and tools to create experiences' - by waggling your fingers in the airAny sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic, said Isaac Asimov, and there is a hint of that wonder in a little gadget called Leap -...
CES 2013: computer motion firm takes giant leap into the future
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How augmented reality will change the way we live

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In 1945, The Atlantic Monthly published an article by the American inventor Vannevar Bush. The title of the article was “As We May Think”. It outlined a concept (considered revolutionary at that time) for a futuristic networked machine similar to today’s Internet-enabled devices. This apparatus was called a Memex....
How augmented reality will change the way we live

Hmmm…Software That Predicts If You Will Do Crime & Time

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The Florida State Department of Juvenile Justice says it will use predictive analytics software from IBM to foretell which of its juvenile offenders are likely to return to crime. The software, made by the SPSS division that Big Blue purchased last year, will replace Excel spreadsheets analyzed by employees. The...
Hmmm…Software That Predicts If You Will Do Crime & Time

Your Flickchart Top 20: Gift or Curse?

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If you’re an avid Flickcharter, you’ve no doubt got a list of hundreds — if not thousands — of films ranked. From your all-time favorites to the dregs of cinema that you only wish you could un-see, to those middle-of-the-chart, ho-hum, so-so films whose ranks, while fun to try...
Your Flickchart Top 20: Gift or Curse?

kottke.org: A look back at the tech brainstorm for Minority Report

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kottke.org: A look back at the tech brainstorm for Minority Report: jkottke: Back in 1999, as he prepared to make a movie called The Minority Report, Steven Spielberg gathered top science and technology types to an “idea summit” where they would share thoughts on what things might look like in...
kottke.org: A look back at the tech brainstorm for Minority Report

The 404 1,066: Where it's the CNET minority report (podcast)

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Leaked from today's 404 episode: The usual suspects help kick off a week of Jeff-less shows while he's away at E3. With zero hockey and video game news to hold us back, we're chatting about a few offbeat stories from the weekend, including preteens on Facebook, Denver ambulances using subwoofers...
The 404 1,066: Where it's the CNET minority report (podcast)
Intel's creepy face-tracking takes cues from 'Minority Report' ads (hands-on)

From Google downwards, our digital masters must be watched | Jonathan Freedland

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The wielders of power who scrutinise and log our actions should themselves be held in check, in the same way as our politiciansAs far as I know there is no secretive government agency that keeps a trio of strange, other-worldly teenagers in a water pool, wires attached to their brains,...
From Google downwards, our digital masters must be watched | Jonathan Freedland

The FEM Funnel

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Ms. Kunst. Minority report is a guest column by Sarah Kunst, who does business development and product at fashion app Kaleidoscope. She’s a black, non-engineer female in tech but plans to IPO anyway. The big question on everyone’s mind in the wake of Ellen Pao’s allegations of sexual harassment and...
The FEM Funnel

The Leap: Gesture control like Kinect, but cheaper and much higher resolution

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It seems Minority Report-style computer interfaces might arrive a whole lot sooner than we expected: A new USB device, called The Leap, creates an 8-cubic-feet bubble of “interaction space,” which detects your hand gestures down to an accuracy of 0.01 millimeters — about 200 times more accurate than “existing touch-free...
The Leap: Gesture control like Kinect, but cheaper and much higher resolution

This Futuristic City Car Will Be Made With 3D Printing

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Engineer Jim Kor wants to make a car that is efficient, affordable, simple, and safe, and that can be easily produced in small or large numbers. And he's doing it with 3D printing. The car he's developed is the Urbee 2, a two-seat, three-wheel hybrid. Thanks to its big windows...
This Futuristic City Car Will Be Made With 3D Printing

Foursquare a game? You may be missing the whole point

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I'm on a plane flying from client meetings in Seattle to attend SxSWi in Austin. When I get there, I'm going to check in on Foursquare and Gowalla. Probably Loopt, too. Maybe I'll break out my old Brightkite ID (probably not though) or look for restaurant reviews on Yelp....
Foursquare a game? You may be missing the whole point

Merlin Mann: Something Something Social Media – The Overdue Minority Report

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Merlin Mann: Something Something Social Media – The Overdue Minority Report

Facedeals: Will Anyone Trust It Enough To Use It?

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If I can count on any two things in this world, it's that salsa will always taste good, no matter what kind it is, and everyone will freak out at some point about privacy settings via Facebook. I mean, if Mark Zuckerberg's sister can't figure it out, what hope is...
Facedeals: Will Anyone Trust It Enough To Use It?
Lexus highlights autonomous, "perceiving" car to reduce on-road fatalities

Microsoft's Kinect Can Read Your Face Now (MSFT)

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Your computer will one day read your face and know your mood and Microsoft's newest software for Kinect is making that happen sooner rather than later. Today Microsoft released a new software development kit for Kinect, says the Kinect for Windows blog.This is software that lets programmers write Kinect applications...
Microsoft's Kinect Can Read Your Face Now (MSFT)

Booting Up: Mat Honan, Privacy Hero

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(Photo: about.me/mathonan) After Mat Honan’s “epic hacking,” an anonymous Apple employee leaked word that the company has temporarily stopped processing password changes over the phone while it figures out if its security policy needs to be altered. Amazon already updated theirs. [Wired] Don’t let Mr. Honan’s loss be in vain. Time...
Booting Up: Mat Honan, Privacy Hero

Joke about blowing something up on Twitter, get arrested

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A man who threatened on Twitter to blow up Doncaster airport has been found guilty of sending a “menacing electronic communication”. He is thought to be the first person in the UK country to have been arrested for comments on Twitter. He is now appears to be the firstsecond person...
Joke about blowing something up on Twitter, get arrested

ZeroN slips surly bonds, re-runs your 3D gestures in mid-air

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Playback of 3D motion capture with a computer is nothing new, but how about with a solid levitating object? MIT's Media Lab has developed ZeroN, a large magnet and 3D actuator, which can fly an "interaction element" (aka ball bearing) and control its position in space. You can also...
ZeroN slips surly bonds, re-runs your 3D gestures in mid-air

Holograms, 'Minority Report' Gestures And Other Ways Your Meetings Will Change By 2018

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Editor’s note: Jeff Cavins is the CEO of visual collaboration company FuzeBox. Follow him on Twitter @cavwave. I probably won’t ruffle too many feathers when I say very few people love meetings. As much as we’d like to think otherwise, meetings just don’t elicit the same emotions as, say, space flight. Of course,...
Holograms, 'Minority Report' Gestures And Other Ways Your Meetings Will Change By 2018

Microsoft has its own Project Glass - augmented reality glasses/wearable computer combo

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Microsoft has it’s own Project Glass cooking in the R&D labs. It’s an augmented reality glasses/heads-up display, that should supply you with various bits of trivia while you are watching a live event, e.g. baseball game. The device was made public via Microsoft’s patent application published today. Microsoft is taking...
Microsoft has its own Project Glass - augmented reality glasses/wearable computer combo

Hollywood's Growing Obsession With Philip K. Dick

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bowman9991 writes "Even after Blade Runner, A Scanner Darkly, Total Recall, the Minority Report, Paycheck, Impostor and Next, it appears Hollywood's lust for movies based on Philip K. Dick material continues. The Adjustment Bureau, starring Matt Damon, Emily Blunt and Terence Stamp is the latest, and features some classic Dick...
Hollywood's Growing Obsession With Philip K. Dick

A revolutionary new interface, straight out of Hollywood

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No more daydreaming. The fine-tuned, touch-free, gesture-based motion control of “Minority Report” is real — and it costs $70. The $70 Leap peripheral. Photo: Leap Motion FORTUNE — When Tom Cruise swiped and pinched his way through a computer interface in 2002′s Minority Report, audience-goers were wowed. Here was a...
A revolutionary new interface, straight out of Hollywood

Marketing Biz: Porn, Hoodies and Minority Report Ads

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Once again, this week felt like an episode of Melrose Place, with fashion gossip, porn and the unraveling of lies. Thankfully, there was alternative programming available with notable start-ups (Drawbridge and Mixpanel) raising a round of funding and advances by Google and Foursquare in the... Please visit Marketing Land for...
Marketing Biz: Porn, Hoodies and Minority Report Ads
On The Verge, Episode 011: Oblong's John Underkoffler, RIM's Thorsten Heins, and more!

The 404 1,067: Where tweets look better from behind (podcast)

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The CNET Minority Report crew chats about a Chat Roulette pivot, Microsoft's SmartGlass controller at E3, and breaking down desirability by e-mail domains on today's 404 show. [Read more]...
The 404 1,067: Where tweets look better from behind (podcast)

SpaceTop: A futuristic computer interface that you can reach into and manipulate

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Even though Minority Report was originally a short story from the 1950s, everyone tends to remember the gesture-based, 3D computer interface from the 2002 movie more than just about anything else regarding either the story or film. Now, an MIT grad student has created a 3D screen that displays items...
SpaceTop: A futuristic computer interface that you can reach into and manipulate
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