Word of Mouth
11:47 am
Fri May 3, 2013

Word Of Mouth 05.04.2013

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In this special edition of Word of Mouth: are we catching up with technology? This week we'll explore the very human way we interact with technology; resistance is futile.

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Word of Mouth
11:25 am
Wed March 6, 2013

Holograms Preserve Holocaust Survivor Stories

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New research by historians at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum reveals the shocking scope of Hitler’s final solution that led to the death of an estimated 15-20 million people and the imprisonment of millions more. It’s an incomprehensible number—42,500 Nazi concentration camps, ghettoes, and labor sites were created leading up to and during World War Two.  

The average age for a Holocaust survivor is 79-years-old, and their carefully documented personal histories may just become that—a record. A new project is working to preserve their first-hand accounts as holograms for museums to educate future generations about the Holocaust.

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The Record
6:15 pm
Tue April 17, 2012

How That Tupac Hologram At Coachella Worked

A holographic representation of Tupac Shakur seen during a performance by Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival on Sunday, April 15.
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Originally published on Thu March 27, 2014 9:46 am

Tupac Shakur was killed more than 15 years ago — three years before the first Coachella Valley Music & Arts festival was held. But thanks to a trick of light, he's probably the single most talked about musician who performed at this year's version of the festival.

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