Monthly Archives: December 2009

Metaplace to close Jan. 1, 2010

Raph Koster announced that Metaplace (http://www.metaplace.com) will be closing Jan. 1, 2010. Here’s a set of links to the coverage. Raph’s blog http://www.raphkoster.com/2009/12/21/metaplace-com-closing/ Raph on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/notes/raph-koster/metaplacecom-closing/227988891312 Virtual Worlds News http://www.virtualworldsnews.com/2009/12/metaplace-shuttered.html Massively.com http://www.massively.com/2009/12/21/metaplace-announces-january-1st-shutdown/ http://www.massively.com/2009/12/22/marketplace-traction-with-the-ugc-model-and-the-closure-of-metap/ Dusan Writer http://dusanwriter.com/index.php/2009/12/22/the-emphemeral-build-metaplace-closing/ Gamasutra http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/26600/Metaplace_To_Close_Virtual_World_Platform.php Venture … Continue reading

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Instant 3D modeling with ProFORMA from Cambridge University

Just when you thought you were safe from instant augmentation, along comes ProFORMA: Probabilistic Feature-based On-line Rapid Model Acquisition (http://mi.eng.cam.ac.uk/~qp202/my_papers/BMVC09/) Via (http://www.engadget.com/2009/11/23/cambridges-proforma-does-3d-scanning-with-any-stationary-webcam/) Video says it all! — —

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