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Holographic 3D Telepods May Revolutionize Videoconferencing
2012-05-04 05:54:13

A Queen’s University researcher has taken inspiration from Star Trek to create an other-worldly way to meet with one another. Using a series of strategically placed projectors and Microsoft Kinect image sensors, Dr. Roel Vertegaal and his team at the Human Media Lab in Canada have created a human-scale 3D videoconferencing pod.

2008-09-12 00:00:18

By Jim Farber When Oscar-winning composer Howard Shore told Placido Domingo that he wanted to compose an opera based on the 1986 film version of "The Fly," the artistic director of the Los Angeles Opera should have heeded the warning of the movie's heroine, "Be afraid.

2008-09-09 21:00:14

By Jim Farber When Oscar-winning composer Howard Shore told Placido Domingo that he wanted to compose an opera based on the 1986 film version of "The Fly," the artistic director of Los Angeles Opera should have heeded the warning of the movie's heroine: "Be afraid.


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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.