Post by REAPster Bernie Roehl For the past six months, REAP has been running a Meetup group on Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. We've had a number of interesting presentations, ranging from the Myo armband (presented by one of its developers!), an overview of various software packages for creating avatars, a look back at the Kinect Hackathon and an in-depth examination of the Virtual Human Toolkit. Not a bad start! We’ve also used the Meetup

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Guest Post by Marta Borowska & Francis Coral-Mellon Imagine a bee on a blossoming lavender plant; a plant that relies on pollinators to spread its seeds and multiply beyond the safety of its petals. It requires bees and other insects to prosper and recreate beyond the boundaries of their roots to spread their beauty across fields of land. The bee also needs the lavender plant to make honey. Honey and the pollen that is spread

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Guest post by Stephanie Rozek, CEO of Hackademy There is a moment of joy and wonder when a child first takes apart a toy. As she opens up the toy, she reshapes her understanding of the world and her place in it. In this moment, she has learned a new way that she can interact with the world. And with that knowledge she is able to put that toy back together - perhaps not exactly

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