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g-speak 3D Gestural IU

On GeekBrief.TV a gestural user-interface called g-speak was demoed. After watching the video all I could say is that I still haven’t acclimated to using a WACOM tablet because the tablet picks up the pen motion even when the pen is not in contact with the tablet. Gesturing in the air seems just that much […]

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Another Problematic SL Presentation

Another Second Life presentation, a different set of problems. This time it really wasn’t Second Life itself, but because the room’s Internet access was flaky, my Avatar was stuck floating in the air and couldn’t be moved at all to the venue where the virtual presentation was taking place. Many others in the room never […]

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Experimenting with Second Life in Education

Just “went” to a “screening” in Second Life of video projects created by Full Sail students. I’m intrigued by the idea of hanging around and chatting with friends and students in the virtual space and amused at how one of my my WoW loving coworkers belittles the experience. This was the first time I’d been […]

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We Few Tech-Pioneers

Tech-buddy, Greg text-messaged me today complaining that our favorite podcast empire, TWIT, is all about the toys and business of tech but has nothing in the education space. I offered my usual snotty response: “Well, ED tends to act like a walled garden, I’m probably the only one I know to twitter DURING class.” To […]

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