Author Archives: Lee Rickwood

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About Lee Rickwood

Lee Rickwood covers developments in media and technology with particular interest in how such developments affect our social, political and economic activities and interactions.
High-Tech Tools Reveal Small Wonders, Big Ideas

High-Tech Tools Reveal Small Wonders, Big Ideas in Virtual Reality

by Lee Rickwood
A lot of today’s VR experiences are fictional, dramatic, even fantastical in their role play opportunities. But this is not a VR game, and it’s not a first-person shoot ‘em up: it’s a techno-enabled investigation of actual history and real culture.

High-Tech Toys on TV Inspire Gadget Gift-Giving Ideas

High-Tech Toys on TV Inspire Great Gadget- and Gift-Giving Ideas

by Lee Rickwood
Not all of the gadgets they will describe during a week of shows next week are available for purchase right now; some are more like inspirational ideas and teasers to the shape of tech things to come. Some are designed by major manufacturers to address real world problems; some are just fun ideas from imaginative inventors.