The high resoultion of reality

Summary:I've been away from the blogosphere, or rather mediasphere for three days, and I noticed that it is still here.I spent those moments with my kids and I've grown to like spending my time offline.

I've been away from the blogosphere, or rather mediasphere for three days, and I noticed that it is still here.

I spent those moments with my kids/> and I've grown to like spending my time offline. We should all try it.

The resolution of the offline images is incredible--much better than on a plasma HD. It is like you are really there.

We went up to Mount Shasta and you could really feel the cold at night, 14 below, and the sensation of the ice crystals from a snowball down the back of the neck was incredibly realistic. I felt the ice slide all the way down my spine . . .

And then when we we were driving up the mountain, we hit an icy patch and slid sideways into a snowbank, that flipped us around like an LP on a turntable. We collected our thoughts, and went back down the hill, but the feeling of crashing into a snowbank was very realistic.

We bought a sled and found an incline and played. And the sensation of being with my kids and goofing around was fantastic, incredibly realistic and three dimensional and very memorable.

It was a great Presidents Day weekend, I hope yours was too!

Topics: Telcos

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In May 2004, Tom Foremski became the first journalist to leave a major newspaper, the Financial Times, to make a living as a full-time journalist blogger. He writes the popular news blog Silicon Valley Watcher--reporting on the business of Silicon Valley.Tom arrived in San Francisco in 1984, and has covered US technology markets for leadi... Full Bio

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