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Rendering Synthetic Objects into Legacy Photographs on Vimeo

This is the accompanying video from a paper to be presented at SIGGRAPH ASIA in Hong Kong in December. There will be many more papers presenting the most advanced techniques in computer graphics at the conference. You can still take … Continue reading

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Touchable 3D Character Projected Into a Real Environment #DigInfo – YouTube

Some pretty interesting early results for giving you tactile feedback when interacting with a glasses free 3D interface. You can read the article at the Akihabara News site at http://bit.ly/n3IHiI

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Single molecule is tiniest electric motor ever – tech – 05 September 2011 – New Scientist

Developed at Tufts, this is pretty amazing. A 1 nanometer electric motor. They are going for a world’s record with this. Single molecule is tiniest electric motor ever – tech – 05 September 2011 – New Scientist.

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Quantum optical link sets new time records

This research from the Neils Bohr Institute could provide the basis for secure quantum theory based communications. By maintaining two atomic systems in a state of entanglement for up to an hour, it opens the door to practical applications leading … Continue reading

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‪A robot that flies like a bird‬‏ – YouTube

One last TED talk for today. This is a stunning TED talk about the robot bird developed at Fasto. Seeing it fly over the heads of TED attendees is stunning. ‪A robot that flies like a bird‬‏ – YouTube.

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‪Kevin Slavin: How algorithms shape our world‬‏ – YouTube

This is a great TED talk about the importance of algorithms in the today’s world. ‪Kevin Slavin: How algorithms shape our- YouTube.

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‪Students Create ‘JediBot’‬‏ – YouTube

I came across this video today while testing code for a project that I am currently working on. I wish that my computing classes had been as much fun 30 years ago when I was working on my thesis. That … Continue reading

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Geoffrey West: The surprising math of cities and corporations | Video on TED.com

I just watched this TED talk about the mathematical models used to describe the growth of cities, organisms and companies. It got me thinking about the implications in our field, specifically when it comes to the need for an increased … Continue reading

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71% of new jobs in engineering are predicted to be in computing

There is a great post over at Calvin College concerning the US Bureau of Labor Statistics’ predictions for job creations in the US for the period ranging from 2008 through 2018. There are several interesting tidbits in this article: There … Continue reading

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Welcome to the president’s blog!

As part of what I intend to do as ACM president, I will be posting to this blog on a regular basis. You can expect to see elements of what I find interesting out on the web as well as … Continue reading

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