A Book from Wikipedia

There is now an ability to take the pages of Wikipedia and have them printed as a book.

http://mashable.com/2010/05/06/wikipedia-books/

Only problem I see is that by the time you get the book the information has changed.

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Google Goggles

Google Goggles is a phone application that takes what the camera sees and does a search on it and it just got the ability to read text and translate it, though in only five languages for now.

http://news.cnet.com/8301-27076_3-20004335-248.html

Reflexive Architecture

In real world, buildings appeared as something static and relatively stationary, where the user has a passive role in front of the architecture. In a virtual world, they can trascend gravity and real rules to become fluid and dynamic as the people walking in them.

There is another point that can be discussed. Which images and precedents should guide the design of virtual cities? Should they relate us to existing realities in the physical world?