The Columbia Chronicle

Auto show demonstrates new U.S. design dominance

By Contributing Writer

February 21, 2011

by: Brandon Smith, contributing writerMy mother says some of the first words out of my mouth were, “I like those wheels,” pointing to the chrome hubcaps and whitewalls on my father's 1970 Buick LeSabre. The sleek gold sedan, yacht-long with a black vinyl top, would later become the car in which I learned to drive. I didn’t bother to borrow a car when I took Kelsey Fogt to the homecoming dance. Which was weird becaus...

Fused Realities

By Colin Shively

January 29, 2010

Imagine if people were able to simply look through sunglasses at a building and see digital information about the building displayed from any given Internet search engine, or see local ratings on nearby restaurants. Soon, they will be able to do just that with a technology called Augmented Reality.Augmented Reality, or AR, is a term used to describe the physical world merged with digital information that is stored on compu...

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