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Meet The Mixed Reality Makers That Are The Future of YouTube Influencers

YouTuber Tribal Instincts, a.k.a. Jesse, twirls a morning star around his gauntleted hand. A naked gladiator approaches, shoulders the size of tree trunks, with a menacing look on his flattened face. Jesse slices at him, and knocks him to the ground, cutting off his arm in the process. Somehow, the …

Augmented Reality

Haptic bodysuits and the strange new landscape of immersive VR - ExtremeTech

By on January 4, 2017 at 3:03 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Today’s virtual reality product …

Constructing Visions of "Perpetual Peace": An Interview With Noam Chomsky

A US Air Force B-52 Stratofortress leads a formation of aircraft from Poland, Germany, Sweden and the US over the Blatic Sea, June 9, 2016. Although …

The Legacy of the Obama Administration: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

President Obama delivers remarks at Concord Community High School in Elkhart, Indiana, June 1, 2016. (Zach Gibson / The New York Times)<p>Anyone looking …

New Virtual Reality Suit Lets You Reach Out & Touch 'Environment'

Virtual reality could one day incorporate all the senses, creating a rich and immersive experience, but existing virtual reality headsets only …

Answering 5 FAQs About VR in Architecture

<i>There's no question that virtual reality has the potential to change architecture. But as with all new technologies, it can be difficult to</i> …

How two guys made the bones of Vive's scariest horror game in only three weeks | Polygon

And every missed shot is a real problem; the game is over once you run out of bullets.<p>"It's actually been pretty funny to hear reactions from people who've played it at shows," Jeremy Chapman of Phosphor Games told Polygon. "One person will tell us it's way too easy while they're getting head shots …

Virtual Reality

Samsung unveils Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, includes free Gear VR with pre-order

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today and announced that pre-orders for the new phones will include a Gear VR headset bundle.<p>The bundle includes six VR games, according to an Oculus blog post.<p>Last year, we called the Gear VR, which usually sells …

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge available on all US carriers March 11th, pre-orders on February 23rd

Buy early and get a free Gear VR<p>So, how much will the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge cost you? Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint have all announced the availability information for the new flagships. Pre-orders start on Tuesday, February 23rd, and the devices will be in stores (or on your …

Making 3D hand scans with cameras, lasers and Raspberry Pi (Tomorrow Daily 312)

Raspberry Pi

Instamic packs big recording power into a tiny form factor

Calling itself the “GoPro of microphones,” Instamic wants to assert itself as the new standard for audio recording. If its Indiegogo campaign goes as planned, it just might achieve that goal.<p>Instamic is a tiny clip-on (there are also magnetic or adhesives mounts) microphone that wants to replace …

Mark Zuckerberg wants people to eventually wear Oculus virtual reality goggles in public

Oculus Rift isn’t launching until early 2016, but Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of its parent company Facebook, is already thinking about what it will look like a decade from now.<p>In a town hall hosted at the company’s Menlo Park, California, headquarters today, Zuckerberg talked about how virtual reality …

Virtual Reality

That dinosaur game works in VR with Oculus Rift

ARK: Survival Evolved is announced to be coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam for PCs with Oculus Rift support. This game was first revealed …

NSA,Surveillance,US news,World news,US constitution and civil liberties,Law,US politics,Edward Snowden<p>Court of appeals says NSA surveillance program is unlawful, as judges say: ‘The text of section 215 cannot bear the weight the government asks us to assign to it’

Surveillance

Oculus' Founder on the Pros and Cons of VR for Social Good

Before he founded Oculus VR, Palmer Luckey worked at the University of Southern California’s Institute for Creative Technologies, where a team of …

Virtual Reality

US Army is testing ray-gun rifle attachment

In the near future, the Army could be getting a futuristic weapons upgrade: ray guns. The electric guns are said to be in testing right now by the …

Gabe Newell Discusses Possibility of Half-Life 3

Keep those fingers crossed.<p>Valve boss Gabe Newell recently shared his thoughts on the future of the Half-Life franchise, and how the company he …

How to design death in virtual reality

Death in virtual reality is one of those things that you may not think about when you begin to design a game, but the difficulties become immediately obvious once you begin to playtest your game. Death is uncomfortable when the player feels like they're inside the game, and it's an issue that CCP …

Virtual Reality

Samsung Gear VR review: Virtual reality is game-changing and here to stay

Samsung Gear VR Review<p>Virtual reality is poised to be the next big game-changer in consumer tech. Using technology developed for the Oculus Rift, the …

Gabe Newell on Valve's game development plans and the possibility of more Half-Life

Valve co-founder Gabe Newell gets it; he knows that fans of the company's games want to see another Half-Life or Left 4 Dead or Team Fortress game. Just don't expect the developer to necessarily make games like it used to 10 or 15 years ago. Valve, Newell said, has evolved in the way it makes and …

The director of Creative Control explains his augmented reality nightmare

Just as Sundance has its coming-of-age stories, the paranoid tech parable is beginning to emerge as a newly dominant "SXSW movie." It makes sense: with an audience that crosses over so heavily with the digital community, SXSW Film is an eager, receptive audience for your would-be <i>Black Mirror</i> …

Religious tensions still a concern as Iraqis close in on Tikrit

<b>AL DOUR, Iraq -</b> Iraqi defense officials predict victory over ISIS in Tikrit is just three to four days away. On Thursday, the Iraqi military pushed …

Sunni Islam

Hollywood War Films, An Instrument of Military Indoctrination: The “American Sniper” Reviewers’ Consensus | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>Since American Sniper has become one of the “top grossing films of all time”, garnering a few Academy Award nominations and at least one, if trivial,</i> …

Is It Time To Prepare For War?

<i>This report was initially released to PeakProsperity.com's paid subscribers earlier this week. Given the significance of the subject matter and the</i> …

The Broken Windows of Uber

When it charged surge prices during Sydney's hostage crisis, the company proved, again, that it cares more about doing well than doing good. That's a problem for all of us.<p>Uber's dynamic pricing has been, almost since its introduction, a stable source of controversy. That woman who was charged, …

Pakistan School Attack: Taliban Militants Kill 126 in Peshawar, Take Hostages

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Pakistan was plunged into mourning Tuesday after Taliban militants in suicide vests laid siege to a school, massacring 132 children and 10 teachers during eight hours of sheer terror. In total, 145 people were killed, including three soldiers, officials said.<p>Those who survived …

This Electric Bike Folds Up To Fit Inside Your Backpack

There goes your last excuse for not biking to work.<p>Most folding bikes are still fairly large even when they’re folded up, and they’re awkward to carry on a crowded subway car or elevator. Folding electric bikes are even bulkier. But the Impossible Bike, a new electric bike now crowdfunding on …