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“It’s a little freaky at first, but you get used to it”: Sergey Brin and Google Glass at TED2013“It’s a little freaky at first, but you get used to it”: Sergey Brin and Google Glass at TED2013

Posted By Thu-Huong Ha

Google cofounder Sergey Brin returns to the TED stage this morning to show off Google Glass, a hands-free, voice-activated augmented-reality headset from Google. To take a picture while you’re wearing Glass, say “take picture.” Done. “When we started Google 15 years ago,” Brin says, “my vision was that information would come to you as you […]

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Marco Tempest tells the secret story of a deck of cardsMarco Tempest tells the secret story of a deck of cards

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

On the TED stage, illusionist Marco Tempest has explored the nature of truth and lies, brought a stick figure to life, charted the meaning of magic and told the sad tale of inventor Nikola Tesla. In his latest performance, given this summer at TEDGlobal, Tempest turns his eye to a magician’s classic: a deck of […]

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Go ahead and give augmented reality a test driveGo ahead and give augmented reality a test drive

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

So what exactly, you ask, is augmented reality? As Matt Mills and Tamara Roukaerts explained in their exciting talk at TEDGlobal 2012, it’s easier to understand once you see it. So, please take out your phone or tablet. Download the app “Aurasma Lite.” Point it at the image of Robert Burns above. Now do you […]