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TED Talks: Season 2014

2014x06 Frederic Kaplan: How to build an information time machine
TV-PG

  • 2014-01-09T05:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Imagine if you could surf Facebook ... from the Middle Ages. Well, it may not be as far off as it sounds. In a fun and interesting talk, researcher and engineer Frederic Kaplan shows off the Venice Time Machine, a project to digitize 80 kilometers of books to create a historical and geographical simulation of Venice across 1000 years. (Filmed at TEDxCaFoscariU.)

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