Linked by David Adams on Mon 18th Oct 2010 17:14 UTC
3D News, GL, DirectX Microsoft has joined the wave of companies betting that 3-D is the next big thing for computing. At a recent talk at MIT, chief research and strategy officer Craig Mundie said he sees the technology as an innovation that "will get people out of treating a computer as a tool" and into treating the device as a natural extension of how they interact with the world around them. Microsoft plans to introduce consumers to the change through its gaming products, but Mundie outlined a vision that would eventually have people shopping and searching in 3-D as well.
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In reality
by fretinator on Mon 18th Oct 2010 21:25 UTC
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There's a lot of 3D if I stop staring at my computer. Across the street there are some kids in a field playing 3D baseball. It looks very realistic.

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RE: In reality
by Neolander on Tue 19th Oct 2010 07:38 in reply to "In reality"
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Yeah, but in a computer program, if they smash a ball with high speed in the wrong direction, you're confident that the ball will bounce off the screen.

Whereas in reality, you can only sigh as you remember how much a window costs.

Edited 2010-10-19 07:39 UTC

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