Business Etc.: Is Augmented Reality here to stay this time?

WHAT A DIFFERENCE a few years make. The concept and idea of Augmented Reality (AR) has been around for a while, but it didn’t make quite the impact expected of it when it first arrived in people’s hands. Essentially a technology which uses images and object recognition to add extra elements like graphics, animations, or
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Architect: LACMA Announces Its Art + Technology Lab Grant Recipients

From 1967 to 1971, the Art and Technology program at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) paired artists, such as James Turrell, Roy Lichtenstein, and Robert Irwin, with technology companies, such as Hewlett-Packard, IBM, and Lockheed Aircraft Co. (now Lockheed Martin). The goal: to create work that pushed the boundaries of both art
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The New York Times: Los Angeles Museum Grants to Promote Art and Technology

When the Los Angeles County Museum of Art unveiled the results of its original “art and technology” program in an exhibition in 1971, many visitors were struck by what was missing: women. Of the 46 artists and technology experts pictured on the catalog cover, all were men. Protests ensued. This time around, with its revamped
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Mashable: Tell Us About the Teacher Who Shaped Your Future

It’s no easy task to get — and maintain — the attention of a gaggle of children, tweens or teens in the classroom, especially today with smartphones and social media vying for mindshare. It can be hard to get these kids to engage, get them to care about the Pythagorean theorem or Genghis Khan’s conquests,
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The Wall Street Journal: Augmented Reality Finally Starts to Gain Traction

Augmented reality—a technology that enables mobile devices to recognize live objects and then activate video or graphics—has been stuck for years in new-tech purgatory, where ideas loll in the hope of finding mainstream applications. That may be changing, at least in the eyes of marketers, print publishers and retailers, who are testing new ways to
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