I thought CNN's hologram correspondents were cool to look at, but little else. Live news is supposed to take you to the scene with the correspondent, not bring the correspondent back into the studio. How do I even know these people are beaming in from Chicago, or wherever they say they were, and not some secret backroom in Atlanta?
You want cool? How about a holographic projection of a reporter surrounded by mobs at Obama's victory celebration or McCain's pity party? Now that's cool.
And so's this mash-up from Slate: