Social Networking

Preserving Yourself on the Web for Eternity

There are times that I wish my kids were able to talk with my grandfather about his experiences—not just read about them, or hear me tell about them third hand, but ask him what it what it was like to land at Omaha Beach, or to work in a train yard.

It’s for just such reasons that a company called Intellitar has created a way for people to virtually “clone” themselves online. Virtual Eternity is a web service that lets you create an “intelligent avatar” or Intellitar, of themselves that is supposed to look, act, and talk like them.

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Army, Joint Combatant Commands, Raytheon

Video – Raytheon's First Person Shooter

A (poorly recorded) video of Raytheon’s demonstration at AUSA of the company’s Counter IED trainer — a full-immersion simulation that the company has developed for squad-level training of troops in a highly realistic, 3-D environment that physically stresses them in similar ways to actual patrols.

Sorry for the quality — this was recorded on an iPod Nano.