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Tagged with “digital” (2)

  1. WYNC On the Media: The Uncanny Valley

    "For the animators of films and video games, creating a truly human looking and acting character has long been the holy grail. But making characters close-to-real and yet not-real-enough leaves them in what’s called the ‘uncanny valley’ where audiences find those characters unsettling, unnatural and zombie-like. OTM producer Jamie York looks at how the entertainment industry has dealt with this issue and what the ‘uncanny valley’ tells us about ourselves and our future."

    From http://www.onthemedia.org/transcripts/2010/03/05/07

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  2. Science Friday - Who Owns Your Digital Data (31 July 2009)

    "From the E-book on your reader to the mp3s on your iPod to your musings on Facebook and Twitter - who owns the bits of data that make up your digital life? In this segment, Ira talks with technology columnist Randall Stross about the concept of "ownership" in the digital domain." From http://www.sciencefriday.com/program/archives/200907312

    Guests include the UW dept. chair who developed Vanish, with their own explanation. Good stuff.

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