emerging technologies

172017
 

I’m drawn to immersive analytics (IA) because it covers areas I’ve been looking at since 2012, and have been publishing on since early 2014, like virtual reality and data worlds. I’m retroactively applying the cool new term IA (not to be confused with AI for artificial intelligence) to all of my activities [...]

Immersive analytics: yes or no? was published on SAS Voices by Michael Thomas

十一 092015
 

By now, you’ve probably seen a video of a 3D printer discharging layers of plastic to create a model of a building or a plastic figurine. You may have heard stories about 3D printed guns, 3D printed airplane parts and even body parts parts. While these printers are becoming more common, they are still a […]

3D printing: yes or no? was published on SAS Voices.

十一 092015
 

By now, you’ve probably seen a video of a 3D printer discharging layers of plastic to create a model of a building or a plastic figurine. You may have heard stories about 3D printed guns, 3D printed airplane parts and even body parts parts. While these printers are becoming more common, they are still a […]

3D printing: yes or no? was published on SAS Voices.

072015
 

“Our job at the lab is to find technology that’s new, cutting edge and cool – and to give it to someone else to be brilliant with.” – Matthew Horn, Manager, SAS Emerging Technologies UI Lab If you’ve heard of Google Glasses or Occulus Rift, you’ve heard of augmented reality. […]

Augmented reality: yes or no? was published on SAS Voices.

302015
 

When I started college 25 years ago, we didn’t use email. I moved into the dorms my freshman year with a Brother Word Processor, convinced I would never have a single computing need beyond the necessity to type, save and print text. It’s incredible to consider how wrong I was. […]

Technologies for the future: yes or no was published on SAS Voices.