Augmented Reality

July 13th, 2021, by
Issue #20 – Playing With Reality – Mukbang, Catfishing, AI Voice Actors and the Internet Is Rotting

“Real Fake” is our take on synthetic media and the follow-up to our 2008 book “Me the Media”. Real Fake is about how humans continuously manipulate reality and how new digital technology tools enable us to go one step further in this ancient game.

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June 15th, 2021, by
Next level data augmentation

How to create synthetic training data for computer vision with Machine Learning.

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May 26th, 2021, by
Technology Labs podcast: Reality / Virtual Humans

Menno van Doorn is the guest in this episode of Technology Labs. He talks about the new book "playing with reality"

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May 25th, 2021, by
A tester’s thoughts on Automation and AI: 4

In this blog, Eva Holmquist talks about all the information that can be used to support the testing.

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May 17th, 2021, by
Issue #11 – Playing With Reality – The Metaverse 🚀🔮🌟

In this week’s newsletter we look at some of the initiatives that are now happening in the metaverse.

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May 10th, 2021, by
Issue #10 – Playing With Reality – The YOLO FOMO LOL Economy 🚀🔮🌟

Erin Griffith, a tech journalist, coined the term “The YOLO FOMO LOL Economy” in two of her articles. We think it perfectly describes today’s meme society. In this #10 issue you will probably experience some fear of missing out yourself.

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May 3rd, 2021, by
Issue #9 – Playing With Reality 🚀🔮🌟

Researchers have shown that deepfake technology can be used to manipulate satellite imagery to produce real-looking — but totally fake — overhead maps of cities.

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April 26th, 2021, by
Issue #8 – Playing With Reality – The New Renaissance 🚀🔮🌟

It’s the digital reincarnation of Albert Einstein, who you can ask all kinds of scientific questions.

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April 19th, 2021, by
Issue #7 – Playing With Reality – Twerk Hero, Ponzi Career, Beauty Filters, Monkey Mindpong, NFT and Deepfake Porn🚀🔮🌟🤳

It’s a long newsletter this time. A lot of things have happened last week. From monkeys playing video games with their mind, to Paris Hilton promoting NFT’s, to congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez performing sexual acts in deepfake videos.

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April 12th, 2021, by
Issue #6 – Playing With Reality – The Birth of the Virtual Economy 🚀🔮🌟

Sometimes the Internet makes you feel like a boomer. Why should you buy virtual clothes for your avatar?

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April 6th, 2021, by
Playing With Reality – Issue #3 🚀🔮🌟

This week we focus on deepfake technology. For starters, the FBI warned in an alert that malicious actors “almost certainly” will be using deepfakes to advance their influence or cyber-operations in the coming weeks.

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March 31st, 2021, by
Issue #5 – Playing With Reality – How Generation Z Is Changing The Way We Do Business 🚀🔮🌟

The giant container ship Ever Given that has blocked traffic in the Suez Canal for the last week, bringing a key global trade route to a standstill and capturing the world’s attention, was partially refloated as we’re writing this newsletter.

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