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Disney’s MagicBand

Bringing Magic
 to the Kingdom

Disney Resorts: For its fantasy resort environment, Disney’s MagicBand gives wearers a seamless, and therefore, richer experience. The colorful, waterproof wristband is an all-in-one device customized to the guest’s itinerary. 43 more words

Wearable Tech

The Avegant Glyph

Movies Up Close and Personal

The Avegant Glyph: The device is less a virtual reality headset and more a wearable 3D HDTV that provides an enhanced personal movie experience. 39 more words


Virtual Reality Revisited : Oculus Rift

Oculus Rift: The redesigned virtual reality headset delivers an immersive, stereoscopic 3D experience that has made the technology more affordable for the world’s gamers. The Rift uses a massive Field of View (FOV) of 110 degrees versus the typical 110 degrees to give users a wraparound experience. 50 more words



I think I’m supposed to be reading more of the Related Works Hugo category stuff, but at the moment I’m not that interested in nonfiction. However, having looked at the remaining pieces of the voter packet, I seem to have saved the most-anticipated for last:  203 more words


Gender Television Shows


That the government should fund T.V shows where female characters are strong and physically aggressive (e.g. Katniss Everdeen) 

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Entertainment & Media

Gatekeeping and marketing

When I was a kid, I would read just about anything. And I do mean ANYTHING, including things that I regret reading now… there’s just never enough brain-bleach after stumbling into some corners of the internet as a curious teen. 314 more words


Hugo Awards: packet and voting

I was away from home when the voters’ packet was released, so now I’m catching up! (Definitely would have been nice to have all that reading material on the plane flights. 201 more words

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