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Episode 6: Augmented Reality

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An Augmented Reality can be understood as a digitally-produced “layer” or “display screen” interposed by specialized hardware between you and the physical world. The potential of this emerging technology to enhance the ease and quality of life is enormous, and it will affect nearly everything in the coming informational age. Story excerpts from “Dork Knights of Harohbakh” by Shawn Koch, and “The Master Key” by L. Frank Baum. SOURCES & LINKS A Brief History of Augmented Reality The Challenges & Opportunities of Augmented Reality | Edward Miller David A Smith (Lockheed Martin) - Extreme Augmented Reality: What the Future Really Looks Like The Dawn of the Age of Holograms | Alex Kipman Dr. Louis Rosenberg, CEO of Unanimous A.I. The Future of Imagination: Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and How We Shape Our World The History of Information How Stuff Works Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook F8 NASA is using HoloLens AR headsets to build its new spacecraft faster Reality Technologies What's Up with Augmented Reality Contact Lenses? Wikipedia MUSIC: Fractopia Theme by Tod Foley “Be Which One” by Captive Portal

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