Michael James Fabian

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Researcher creates 'holodeck' with Oculus and Kinect

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1077000/1077333_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524659007_eabe50805e76d887ae37c48aa4fb6649<p><b>Oliver Kreylos has combined three Kinects with an Oculus Rift to import a 3D representation of himself into virtual reality.</b><p>The Kinects' video …

The Soul Of The World's Most Expensive Violin

The Vieuxtemps Guarneri is a violin that is older than the United States of America — 273 years old, to be exact. It recently became the most expensive violin in the world, selling for an estimated $16 million. Its new owner anonymously donated the historic instrument to violinist Anne Akiko …

Helmet Cam Captures Skydiver’s Terrifying Unconscious Free Fall and the Heroism of the Friends that Saved Him

If there’s a secret contest going on for most terrifying action camera video, then 25-year-old skydiver James Lee recently gave the skydivers in the …

5 Beloved Scientists Who Were Actually Bullies

Electrocuting animals, stealing credit, self-aggrandizing, and more<p>Unfortunately, scientific genius doesn't necessarily come with superhuman social skills. The great minds on this list may have made significant contributions to their fields, but even hundreds of years later, we're still shaking our …

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Trakdot luggage tracker now shipping

Remember that luggage tracking device we did a hands-on with back at CES? Well, now you can finally get your own hands around it. Trakdot Luggage has just started shipping. The little box auto-transmits its location via quad-band GSM chip and triangulation, letting you know where your toiletries …

The Government Lied About Being Able To Read Your Email Without A Warrant

<i>Edward Snowden: “I, sitting at my desk, [could] wiretap anyone, from you or your accountant, to a federal judge or even the president, if I had a personal email [address].”</i><p><i>Rep. Mike Rogers: “He was lying. […] It’s impossible for him to do what he was saying he could do.”</i><p>Who is right, and who is …

Everything inside an Oculus Rift in one picture

<i>This article was taken from the March 2014 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online, and</i> …

Study: echolocation algorithm maps cathedral in 3D to the millimetre

Computer scientists have developed an algorithm that uses echolocation to build an accurate 3D replica of any space with just four microphones.<p>The …