Zonk from the reach-out-and-touch-someone dept.
Qa32 writes "Computer scientists in the U.S. are developing a system which would allow people to convey a solid 3D recreation of themselves over the Internet. From the article: 'When you watch something created by claymation, it is a real object and it looks like it's moving itself. That's something like the idea we're doing... in our case, the idea is that you have computation in the 'clay', as though the clay can move itself.'"
Physician: One upon whom we set our hopes when ill and our dogs when well.
-- Ambrose Bierce