Will the Law Require Augmented Reality for the Disabled?

More than 50 million Americans – 18% of our population – have some form of disability. The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) was adopted to ensure, among other things, that no one is “discriminated against on the basis of disability in the full and equal enjoyment of the goods, services, facilities, privileges, advantages, […]

High School Ok’d to Suspend Student for Rapping About “Dirty” Coaches

To the surprise of exactly no one, kids are continuing to post material online that adults find inappropriate.  Schools keep punishing them for it, and several parents are continuing to sue in response.  The most recent example comes to us from Itawamba County, Mississippi. On March 15, 2012, in Bell v. Itawamba County School Board, […]

Does Augmenting Art Infringe Its Copyright?

As I’ve written about before, artists and entrepreneurs have already found various creative ways to interact with physical artwork through augmented reality.  The Public Art Project, for example, sponsored a campaign that allowed various artists to digitally superimpose their own messages on billboards and other commercial advertising.  A related project recognized the face of a pirate […]