Creating a World in Holograms

Posted to Data Art  |  Nathan Yau

This holographic video by Bruce Branit is completely fictional but oh so sexy. Can you imagine a digital world at that level of interaction – where just about anything and everything is at your finger tips? It’s good to dream.

[via infosthetics]



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