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· Naughties
· · 2003
· · · March
· · · · 04 (2 entries)

The 3D Web? · I am spend­ing the day at an all-day meet­ing in snowy Cal­gar­y, Al­ber­ta (-19° C. and windy). At the meet­ings are rep­re­sen­ta­tives from four big Cana­di­an uni­ver­si­ties (Si­mon Fras­er, the Univer­si­ty of Al­ber­ta, the Univer­si­ty of Cal­gary, and the Univer­si­ty of Toron­to). The sub­ject is "The 3D Web", a prospec­tive re­search grant of some­thing over a mil­lion Cana­di­an dol­lars from Cana­di­an Her­itage. Years af­ter the brief arc and sog­gy thud of Vir­tu­al Real­i­ty in gen­er­al and VRML in par­tic­u­lar, the Web is still a pret­ty flat place. What do we need to do to add a di­men­sion? ...
 
The Online Salesvoice · This morn­ing Doc Searls has a point­er to a re­al in­ter­est­ing at­tempt to use blogs to do vi­ral mar­ket­ing for a teen drink. They spec­u­late as to how big this might be. At the end of the day, though, we're all here to sell some­thing, aren't we? ...
 
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