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“Digital Revolution” in London

With its post-apocalyptic looks and lost bits of nature, London’s Barbican Estate deserves a blog post all its own, but I wanted to share my experience with “Digital Revolution,” a unique exhibition hosted in its depths at the Barbican Centre.

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One Way Ticket: BOS to PDX

Next stop: Portland. The Pacific Northwest. The Other Side of the Country. Somewhere Over the Rainbow. All names for the same place, if you’ve never been to Oregon before. (And fording a herd of oxen across the river doesn’t count.)

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Historical Voices from North Carolina

Visitors to the Emerging Issues Commons may be drawn in by large-scale displays visualizing data, interactive tables enabling them to add their own suggestions for how to improve North Carolina’s future, or the voice of Governor Hunt greeting them from the

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Kinect Fun

As expressed in our previous post, we are really excited to potentially use Microsoft’s 3-D camera in future projects! It’s really opened up a world of possibilities for developers and studios like Second Story. (Thank you, Microsoft!) Here, Matt …

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Kinect

Microsoft’s Kinect, with it’s relative low cost and easy accessibility has opened up the world of 3d vision sensing to a whole new group of developers. While professional stereo vision cameras may provide a more versatile solution, the thousands o…

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Spending Time with Lynda.com

Back in May, a production team from Lynda.com paid a visit to Second Story and spent about a week quizzing us on process and creativity. The week of interviews resulted in a mini documentary chronicling life at the studio. The video becomes the ne…

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