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lemonde.fr - Charles de Laubier - Virtual reality: Europe struggles to arm itself in the battle for the metaverse
Virtual reality: Europe struggles to arm itself in the battle for the metaverse
Le Monde

In 2045, the Oasis metaverse has become 'the world's most important economic resource.' This entirely virtual universe – and global competition – straight out of the science fiction book Ready Player One by Ernest Cline enables people…

wordpress.com - View all posts by molersmusings - The Week That Was In 505
The Week That Was In 505
WordPress.com

This week we continued with the Exploration and Colonies unit. We dove into Colonial Regions this week. I don't focus on the individual 13 colonies because, to me, it's not necessary. The idea in designing this lesson was having students understand…

fenews.co.uk - Shaun Murphy - Is There Still Time to Build Equity into Virtual Reality Edtech?
Is There Still Time to Build Equity into Virtual Reality Edtech?
FE News

Not everyone is sold on the idea that virtual reality technology could or should bring higher education into a future of avatars and holograms. But separate from that hype, virtual reality is already being used at colleges in ways that seem more…

nbcnews.com - After destruction, Florida Air Force base rebuilds to face effects of climate change
After destruction, Florida Air Force base rebuilds to face effects of climate change
NBC News

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — In 2018, Hurricane Michael flattened Tyndall Air Force Base in the Florida Panhandle. It was one of only four Category 5 hurricanes to ever hit the U.S. Now, almost four years to the day, the sound of construction adds to…

digitaltrends.com - Georgina Torbet - Interactive map of Mars lets you wander with Perseverance
Interactive map of Mars lets you wander with Perseverance
Digital Trends

If you've ever wanted to take a trip to Mars and go on a hike with the Perseverance rover, now is your chance. Researchers have created an interactive map of Mars's Jezero Crater, letting you virtually wander around the planet's surface and follow…

screenrant.com - Kristjan Buckingham - Are Haptic Full-Body Suits The Future Of VR?
Are Haptic Full-Body Suits The Future Of VR?
Screen Rant

HaptX, the developer of virtual reality gloves with haptic feedback, has secured funding for the next generation of its haptic VR products. Some VR headsets no longer require hand-held controllers, but there may be benefits to having devices with…

polygon.com - Lights, camera, graphics: How Epic helps Hollywood | Their future is Epic: The evolution of a gaming giant
Lights, camera, graphics: How Epic helps Hollywood | Their future is Epic: The evolution of a gaming giant
Polygon

Agent Smith stands silent sentinel over one office in Epic's packed-to-the gills Cary, North Carolina headquarters. While many of the rooms that house cubicles and desks also include a heady potpourri of science fiction and fantasy swords, figures…

thehill.com - Henry Samueli, opinion contributor - The collaboration that's connecting the unconnected
The collaboration that's connecting the unconnected
The Hill

When I launched Broadcom in the early 1990s with the goal of revolutionizing digital connectivity, it was necessary to work closely with governments around the world, starting with cable set-top boxes. This new class of technology that Broadcom and…

newsanyway.com - Regional News Editor - 15 NI food businesses get glimpse into future at Ulster University food innovation lab
15 NI food businesses get glimpse into future at Ulster University food innovation lab
News Anyway

Ulster University has welcomed 15 of Northern Ireland's food and retail firms to its Food and Consumer Testing Suite (FACTS) to get a glimpse into the future of food innovation. The testing suite, based at the university's Coleraine campus, offers…

ventsmagazine.com - RJ Frometa - Top 5 Trends That Will Affect the Real Estate Sector -
Top 5 Trends That Will Affect the Real Estate Sector -
Vents Magazine - Home Page

The simplest way to summarize current real estate trends is as a combination of both good and adverse events. To begin with, several variables are contributing to the continued skyrocketing in real estate property prices. The COVID-19 epidemic has…

thestreet.com - Luc Olinga - Mark Zuckerberg's Annus Horribilis
Mark Zuckerberg's Annus Horribilis
TheStreet

The year 2022 was to be that of Mark Zuckerberg. The 38-year-old billionaire seemed to have put the Cambridge Analytica scandal behind him, which had tarnished Facebook's reputation. The social network had allowed the consulting firm, which…

virtualrealitytimes.com - Rob Grant - Sony Releases New PlayStation VR 2 Headset That Gives Some Unique Insights About the Headset
Sony Releases New PlayStation VR 2 Headset That Gives Some Unique Insights About the Headset
Virtual Reality Times

Sony has released a new official “Feel a New Real” trailer for its next-generation PlayStation VR 2 headset. Last week, Sony shared the first impressions of its upcoming PlayStation VR 2 headset. This week, Sony released a trailer of…

zerohedge.com - The Smartphone's Role In Dumbing Down America
The Smartphone's Role In Dumbing Down America
Zero Hedge

The smartphone has begun to play a huge role In dumbing down America. Rather than being a source to move us forward, it has become an albatross around the necks of many weak-minded souls that depend on them. People turn to these devices for all…

soompi.com - Chooooo9 - Han Ji Min And Shin Ha Kyun Experience A Sad Yet Beautiful Reunion In Bittersweet 'Yonder' Poster
Han Ji Min And Shin Ha Kyun Experience A Sad Yet Beautiful Reunion In Bittersweet 'Yonder' Poster
Soompi

“Yonder” has unveiled its solemn main poster with Han Ji Min and Shin Ha Kyun ! TVING's original series “Yonder” is based on an original work that revolves around future and virtual reality. It is about a man who lives…

interestingengineering.com - Deena Theresa - This 'gazing car' with robotic googly eyes recognizes pedestrian cues - here's how
This 'gazing car' with robotic googly eyes recognizes pedestrian cues - here's how
Interesting Engineering

'Self-driving autonomous cars are the future, but they're based on forecasts, algorithms, or sensors. The artificial intelligence of the car system does not have much interaction with pedestrians. And that's a problem. That was our starting point,'…

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