This isn’t an introduction to the UVA d3. Michael S. Eddy wrote a great piece on the system in April. Instead, this is an introduction to the future of media and control—which is what the d3 represents.
I love the fact that a bunch of content guys (with the help of a few itinerant gamers) have completely redefined the media server game. They built the original system for their work on the Massive Attack 100th Window tour and the feature list has been growing ever since. But