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Checking out ARSights for Google Earth models

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Many of you may have already seen the press releases and various posts about ARSights, an augmented reality app that lets you look at Google Earth models on your desktop. ARSights is from the Italian company Inglobe, which has developed ARMedia as a platform for augmented reality functionality. Some of our former colleagues here were […]

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60 TB Of Everquest 2 Data for Science

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Sony released around 60 terrabytes of raw log data to a group of researchers for analysis.  Lots of different disciplines appear to have mined the data looking for interesting patterns.  The data spans four years and 40,000 players.  What strikes me as particularly noteworthy is none of them seem to be geographers even though some […]

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Synthin’ with Photosynth

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As I’m sure many of you remember, I have been a fan of Microsoft Research’s Photosynth since we saw the first tech previews back in July 2006. Today I finally got some time to sit down and try it out myself. After setting up my profile on the Photosynth site and downloading and installing Photosynth, […]

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Virtual Gingerbread House

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This might be stretching the term virtual bit far, but at Apartment Therapy they posted about a virtual gingerbread house created by Jenny B. harris at Allsorts studio on Etsy. She also has a Christmas Dress Up Doll and some other activities. It’s really fun to decorate your gingerbread house but when I first clicked […]