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bignewsnetwork.com - Why Virtual Reality Training Matters? And, Helping CEOs
Why Virtual Reality Training Matters? And, Helping CEOs
Big News Network.com

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], May 13 (ANI/BusinessWire India): What keeps most CEOs awake at night?You're absolutely right! It is the possibility of workforce fatalities or injuries and unplanned expensive downtime in their factories. Both…

hindustantimes.com - {'@type':'Thing','name':'Gaurav Chaudhary'} - Technical Guruji: The best of virtual reality & the smartest speakers for you
Technical Guruji: The best of virtual reality & the smartest speakers for you
Hindustan Times

What are your thoughts on Zoom's Immersive View feature? Is it a step forward in the virtual world as we continue to work from home? The Immersive View functionality on Zoom is the closest experience to a real meeting in a virtual room. I foresee…

forbes.com - Cathy Hackl - Metaverse Weekly: Stories, Brands, And Investments Dispatched From The Metaverse
Metaverse Weekly: Stories, Brands, And Investments Dispatched From The Metaverse
Forbes

Here's an overview of some of the metaverse-related news that happened this week. LVMH-owned luggage brand will auction four digital artworks on May 18 on the Rarible NFT marketplace. The one-of-a-kind art pieces include a table, lamp, food cart…

venturebeat.com - Vince McMullin - For gaming conferences, the future is hybrid
For gaming conferences, the future is hybrid
VentureBeat

Did you miss GamesBeat Summit 2021? Watch on-demand here! If there was ever a moment in time for the video game industry to change how we conduct business, generate sales, and influence the market to be more inclusive, this might be it. As a…

businessinsider.com - Emily Canal - The recipes at Ben's Chili Bowl have been the same for 6 decades - but its business model has evolved to keep it afloat
The recipes at Ben's Chili Bowl have been the same for 6 decades - but its business model has evolved to keep it afloat
Business Insider

Ben's Chili Bowl, which opened in '58, has become a gathering spot for social and political leaders. Last year, George Floyd's family visited it after a march on DC to protest police brutality. Today, the community is caring for a DC institution…

edtechmagazine.com - Eli Zimmerman - AR/VR in K-12: Schools Use Immersive Technology for Assistive Learning
AR/VR in K-12: Schools Use Immersive Technology for Assistive Learning
EdTech Magazine

In K–12, assistive learning can be a tricky beast to tackle. Schools have a duty to attend to all students' needs, but it can be difficult to create a curriculum that addresses every student, especially as an increasing number of schools…

bloomberg.com - Romesh Ratnesar - The Big Question: Can the U.S. Close Its Digital Divide?
The Big Question: Can the U.S. Close Its Digital Divide?
Bloomberg

A Q&A with Rose Stuckey Kirk, head of corporate social responsibility at Verizon, on how to expand broadband access in underserved communities — and why companies shouldn't shy away from political controversies. This is one of a series of…

informationweek.com - Lisa Morgan - What Some Customers and Employees Hate About Chatbots
What Some Customers and Employees Hate About Chatbots
InformationWeek

Want to talk to a human? You're not alone. The fundamental problem with chatbots is language. Credit: WrightStudio via Adobe Stock Enterprises are using chatbots in more contexts to reduce the costs associated with routine communication scenarios…

independent.ie - Event planners learn to embrace new life online
Event planners learn to embrace new life online
The Irish Independent

The pandemic has changed the corporate event landscape forever. This is according to virtual event experts at Davis Events, who say “there's no going back” to the old event-planning model. Paul Davis has a 15-year track record in the…

ussanews.com - Constitutional Nobody - AMAZON'S IMPENDING TAKEOVER: The One-Stop Shop for Smart Cities with Digital Currency Control
AMAZON'S IMPENDING TAKEOVER: The One-Stop Shop for Smart Cities with Digital Currency Control
USSA News | The Tea Party's Front Page

This sounds like a dystopian science fiction movie, but unfortunately, it's already in the works, they are just putting the final touches on their master plan. A “smart city?” The only shop for products, food, and healthcare while…

interestingengineering.com - Matthew S. Williams - Life in 2050: A Glimpse at the Homes in the Future
Life in 2050: A Glimpse at the Homes in the Future
Interesting Engineering

Welcome back to the 'Life in 2050' series! So far, we've looked at how ongoing developments in science, technology, and geopolitics will be reflected in terms of warfare and the economy. Today, we are shifting gears a little and looking at how the…

13thdimension.com - Dan Greenfield - A Salute to JENETTE KAHN, by PAUL LEVITZ
A Salute to JENETTE KAHN, by PAUL LEVITZ
Comics, Creators, Culture

UPDATED 5/16/21: Jenette Kahn turns 74! Perfect time to re-present this piece by Paul Levitz from 2019. Dig it. — Dan Former DC chief Jenette Kahn is, from a distance, one of the prime engines driving 13th Dimension. Not through any direct…

seattletimes.com - Drew Harwell - Female biker was a 50-year-old man using FaceApp. After he confessed, his followers liked him even more.
Female biker was a 50-year-old man using FaceApp. After he confessed, his followers liked him even more.
The Seattle Times

His revelation ignited a Japanese media sensation: the “ultimate catfish” who had fooled the internet into adoring an imaginary woman. Nakajima told a variety show that he'd adopted the persona because no one wants to read what a…

cnet.com - Joan E. Solsman - Disney Plus: Movies, shows, streaming 'free' and everything else to know
Disney Plus: Movies, shows, streaming 'free' and everything else to know
CNET

CNET editors pick the products and services we write about. When you buy through our links, we may get a commission. Here are all the important things to know. Disney Plus has been the breakout success among a wave of new streaming services -- it…

bloombergquint.com - Romesh Ratnesar - The Big Question: Can the U.S. Close Its Digital Divide?
The Big Question: Can the U.S. Close Its Digital Divide?
Bloomberg Quint

Romesh Ratnesar: According to the federal government, an estimated 21.3 million Americans, or 6.5% of the population, lack reliable access to broadband Internet. President Biden's infrastructure plan calls for investing $100 billion to expand…

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