Chris Simpson

Semper letteris mandate

Technology

Corporate editing Sample

QlikView was kind enough to allow me to post a sample of the editing I did on their white papers. (Word document download.)

Teaching the Web to think

A look at the Mindpixel Institute’s attempt to build an online artificial intelligence, with a post-publication update on the project and the sad end of its founder.

Congressional hearings held in Land of Make Believe — also in Second Life

Ed Markey, the Democratic representative from Massachusetts, was such a fan of Second Life that he decided to hold the House Subcommittee on Telecommunications in both the real world and the virtual world.

New 3D cameras come with cushioned insoles

A look at Mitch Kapur and Philippe Bossut’s release of a camera capable of translating users’ actions onto virtual avatars.

Lively threat to Second Life?

When Google launched its own virtual world, many pundits rushed to declare the new application to be a “Second Life killer.” After a brief examination of Lively’s potential, we had a somewhat different take.

 

Notable Interviews

To the right are a few of the noteworthy interviews I've conducted.

Ian Rankin

Ian Rankin

Maeve Binchy

Maeve Binchy

Astronaut James Lovell

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