Memories With Maya (Paperback)

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"EMOTIONS ARE LIKE A VIRUS, a common cold...disrupting the flow of logic in the mind." Daniel reminds himself. Dan's work involves creating commercially viable AR solutions. The recession and an explosion of data-cops is drying out his streams of income. He turns to close friend, Krish, a researcher in Artificial Intelligence, in the hope that they can come up with ideas for the Entertainment market. After her father passes away, his girlfriend, Maya and her family return to their homeland. Dan and Maya continue their relationship via Dirrogates (Digital Surrogates), simulating human touch through haptics. Krish gets a job at the prestigious A.I.R.I. Using AIRI's lab and under guidance from Prof. Kumar; Krish's mentor, they create an advanced visor with Augmented Intelligence built in. They dub it "Wizer". A Board member at AIRI sees potential in the Wizer other than what Dan and Krish have in mind. At a test in a nightclub, things go wrong... Insight: /

About the Author

Clyde DeSouza is a Creative Technology Evangelist. He explores technologies such as Augmented Reality, Real-time Game engines and Stereoscopic 3D and their influence on human perception. His non fiction book: "Think in 3D" has been seen on a growing number of film-locations and is used as prep reading by Directors and Cinematographers. His second book: "Memories With Maya" is a fiction novel in the hard science/techno thriller genre. The story explores the impact Augmented Intelligence will have in personal relationships and in society. Twitter: @cly3d http: //

Product Details
ISBN: 9781482514889
ISBN-10: 1482514885
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: March 16th, 2013
Pages: 210
Language: English