Harvard statue becomes Halo avatar

<%image(20070925-halo3.jpg|500|332|John Harvard as Halo's Master Chief)%>In another sign of the significance of virtual reality, MIT hackers transformed the Harvard benefactor into a character from the popular video game.

About Stearns

Howard Stearns works at High Fidelity, Inc., creating the metaverse. Mr. Stearns has a quarter century experience in systems engineering, applications consulting, and management of advanced software technologies. He was the technical lead of University of Wisconsin's Croquet project, an ambitious project convened by computing pioneer Alan Kay to transform collaboration through 3D graphics and real-time, persistent shared spaces. The CAD integration products Mr. Stearns created for expert system pioneer ICAD set the market standard through IPO and acquisition by Oracle. The embedded systems he wrote helped transform the industrial diamond market. In the early 2000s, Mr. Stearns was named Technology Strategist for Curl, the only startup founded by WWW pioneer Tim Berners-Lee. An expert on programming languages and operating systems, Mr. Stearns created the Eclipse commercial Common Lisp programming implementation. Mr. Stearns has two degrees from M.I.T., and has directed family businesses in early childhood education and publishing.

One Comment

  1. By the way, the “reality” of the permanent statue is that it is known as the “three lies” because it doesn’t depict John Harvard, he was a benefactor rather than a found as claimed on the statue, and that the implied year of the founding of Harvard is wrong on the statue.
    _Harvard_%28clergyman%29″ rel=”nofollow”>http://en.wikipedia.org/wik…

    What is real?

Comments are closed