Human/agent interactions – disaster planning and response

Some interesting collaborative research taking place in the Mixed Reality Lab over in the School of Computer Science. Researchers are working on on a national project called ORCHID, which looks at what it calls human/agent interaction. Basically, how people and computers interact to respond to specific situations. Joel Fischer, one of the ORCHID team at Nottingham, has made …

Banjos and Discrete Technologies

A CONFESSION I begin this post with a confession. I play the banjo. There, it’s out in the open and I feel better already. Actually, I play the tenor banjo in Irish style, although this is a distinction that probably only banjo players care about (but boy will they care). You’ll often find me on …