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The World Transformed

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What's better than reality? How about augmented reality -- applications that interact with the world around us to provide startling new insights and capabilities. 

Special guests Jospeh Rampolla and Collin O'Malley join hosts Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon to discuss the opportunities (and risks) represented by this amazing new technology. 

What happens when the whole world becomes a computer interface? Tune in and find out!

About Our Guests

Joseph Rampolla has been a law enforcement officer for 18 years. He became a police officer in 1995 and currently holds the rank of Captain for the Park Ridge Police Department.  Joseph enjoys teaching the topics of cyber crimes, augmented reality / virtual worlds, cyber-bullying and advanced undercover Internet Relay Chat (IRC) investigations. He has become an Augmented Reality "Junkie" and dreams about how AR can make our world a better place while protecting society. Joseph is the creator of the Augmented Reality Dirt Podcast and Blog (ARDirt.com). The AR Dirt Podcast is one of the first podcasts dedicated to field of AR and explores cutting edge and emerging technologies that influence society, cybercrime and our legal system. Joseph recently co-authored the book “Augmented Reality – An Emerging Technologies Guide to AR” which was released in December of 2012.

Collin O’Malley is the IT Director for Legacy Academy Charter School in Elizabeth, CO. Legacy Academy is the first iSchool in Colorado and one of the first schools to implement a one to one deployment of iPads. Prior to Legacy Academy, Collin worked for Apple.Inc for nearly 6 years in Littleton and Lone Tree, Colorado as well as London, England.