Mobile Media Technologies at the Intersection of the Virtual and the Real

The blending of the physical and the virtual is increasing due to mobile computing technologies.  Is our cybernetic future at hand? Christopher Olson uses digital tattoos to discuss the blending of realities, and the construction of reality in his latest article: Mobile Media Technologies at the Intersection of the Virtual and the Real. Continue reading Mobile Media Technologies at the Intersection of the Virtual and the Real

Haunted Houses as Physicalized Virtual Reality?

It’s October.  Sure, here in Chicagoland it’s been 80 degrees for the past couple days, but the leaves are falling, and the calendar can’t be lying.  It’s October, which means every young person’s fancy turns to the ghouls and ghosts that go bump in the night.  For the very young ones, this time means donning costumes and trick-n-treating to acquire a supply of candies to … Continue reading Haunted Houses as Physicalized Virtual Reality?