Re: Benford on Joy and the future

Date: Sun Jul 23 2000 - 17:00:10 MDT

In a message dated 7/23/00 5:56:11 PM Central Daylight Time, writes:

> I would be interested in further detail on this and other details of
> Benford's future scenarios. I had an article published in "Amiga User
> International" magazine circu 1995 in which I described in more detail how
> passive transponder chips or the like could be used to support an
> reality, in which a lightweight hmd would project information overlaid on
> the visual field, triggered by ID signals pointing to the actual info
> via wireless net - or, more likely in the case Benford cites of the smart
> wall, telling your wireless PDA to tune to a local frequency for
> RF, thus saving on download times.

Sasha Chislenko's concept of "enhanced reality" was the best description of
the workings of such a system I've seen:

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