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Interview: Simon Wood (L.A. Noire)

I love L.A. And when the game L.A. Noire was recently released I was first in line to get a copy. It’s a fantastic recreation of Los Angeles in the 1940’s. So I’m really happy that Simon Wood, who was the production designer for the game at Team Bondi, was able to talk about what’s […]

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Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust

Showing a little love for something local to LA, the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust opened recently and it’s got some nice interactive exhibits. The museum is a fairly small space and so interactive was required to allow visitors to as much content as possible. The experience may not be revolutionary, but it’s elegantly […]

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Oblong and Before

TED.com just posted a talk from this year’s TED2010 by John Underkoffler on his research into¬†gesture interfaces. John is best known for his work on the interfaces in the film Minority Report but has since founded Oblong Industries. The talk demonstrates Oblong’s point-and-touch interface called g-speak. I have to admit, having never actually used the […]

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Demos, Hacks, Robots and OK Computer

Over the past couple days, everywhere I turn it seems I’m finding stuff that has, for me, a nostalgic feel. So here’s my digital ramble… It first started with a series of posts (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6) at Rhizome on the demoscene. (Demos are computer-based audio-visual presentations that run in real-time with […]