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How your memory rewrites your past

Your memory isn’t like a video camera. Instead, your memory plucks fragments of the present and inserts them into the past to create a story to fit …

Northwestern University

Will Microsoft's Mixed Reality Headsets Jump-Start the Market?

Microsoft’s hardware blitz could take "mixed reality" mainstream.<p><b>Microsoft</b> (NASDAQ:MSFT) introduced the Hololens in 2015 and started selling a $3,000 …

Valve Licensing Its VR IP To Other Hardware Makers

In a huge move, Valve announced that it’s licensing more of its VR technology to other hardware makers who can in turn build third-party VR devices. …

HTC Vive

How Do We Find Meaning in Life?

Human beings certainly gravitate to religion and it seems we all have an tendency to believe in some sort of karma. Your mind may <i>require</i> meaning. …

Smart Companies Are Already Using Apple's ARkit To Make Cash Registers Ring

People tell me I am pretty bullish when it comes to augmented reality. I agree. Beyond the $13.7 billion being spent right now per IDC, I am more interested in who, what, when of the $108 billion being invested into the ecosystem. Gone are the days of printing out a marker and downloading specific …

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How To Make A Great First Impression

You're reading How To Make A Great First Impression, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, …

Meet Humphrey Kariuki, The Kenyan Multi-Millionaire Preserving Endangered Animal Species

Humphrey Kariuki Ndegwa is one of Kenya’s most storied, yet elusive businessmen. Over the last three decades, Ndegwa, 60, has quietly built his company, the Janus Continental Group, into one of East Africa’s largest conglomerates while staying away from the limelight.<p>Modest in his personal life, …

Africa

What Type of Side Hustle Should You Try? (Infographic)

A side gig is a great way to bring in some extra cash.<p>Need some extra cash? Try pursuing a side gig. Side businesses are not only great for the extra income, but they can also be a way to pursue your passions or share your expertise. Of course, figuring out which type of side business to pursue can …

Ikigai: Why you need to try the Japanese secret to a long and happy life

<b>If you tried the Danish concept of hygge last year, embracing the joy of cosiness, then it's time to turn your attention to a new lifestyle principle</b> …

Microsoft will open its first UK store in London's Oxford Circus

It's just down the road from Apple's flagship Regent Street store.<p>After years of rumours and speculation, Microsoft might finally be ready to open its first retail store in the UK. <i>Retail Week</i> reports that the company is in advanced talks with The Crown Estate (the commercial business that controls …

Royal Family

Microsoft announces Ford AR expansion; new retail store coming to London?

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) announces Ford has expanded testing of Microsoft’s HoloLens headsets to help designers create model vehicles on top of an …

Augmented Reality

Ford is using Microsoft’s HoloLens to design cars in augmented reality

Microsoft’s HoloLens headset has been slowly pivoting towards commercial markets over the past year. NASA, Volvo, Lowe’s, Audi, and Volkswagen are all testing HoloLens for various reasons, and now Ford is expanding its use of Microsoft’s headsets after an initial pilot phase. Ford is using HoloLens …

BINDRA: Embrace new world order even as you retain the old

In Summary<p>One thing we all know is that we can’t sit still and pretend no change is needed to our business models.<br>• If you are a young start-up, your …

Microsoft won't be holding its annual hardware launch event this year — here's what it's doing instead

This year, however, Microsoft is breaking the tradition, Business Insider has learned. Rather than hosting one big party, Microsoft will keep things a little quieter this year and spread the news out across October.<p>And, along those lines, there won't be a big, huge Microsoft product reveal for the …

PlayStation VR Expanding Into More Music and Video

PlayStation VR Expanding into Additional Music and Video Content<p>September 19, 2017Written by Chandler Wood<p>While showcasing support for their virtual …

Got a PS4? Add Virtual Reality for Only $300

<b>UPDATE: This product is sold out.</b><p>Virtual reality is finally here, but it's still pretty expensive. Even though the Oculus and HTC Vive are cheaper …

Learning A New Language In Virtual Reality

Image: MondlyVR<p>MondlyVR is the first language app available on Google's Virtual Reality platforms; Daydream and Cardboard.<p>But what's the advantage of …

It's The Perfect Time To Invest In Virtual Reality, Says Boost VC Founder

Is Virtual Reality over? Mobile sales have been lackluster, and investors have been disappointed, to say the least. Was the VR boom real but ill-timed, or was it all a dream?<p>Though naysayers are calling VR and AR a bust, Adam Draper says now if the perfect time to invest. Founder and Managing …

How Virtual Reality is disrupting business

The Herald<p>There is a quote which says, “the only thing that is constant is change”. This rings true today more than at any point in time in human …

5 impacts of virtual reality in marketing

What comes in your mind by the mention of the term ‘virtual reality’? Most people will conceive it to be either a film or a game set. However, Virtual reality (VR) is an artificially generated environment by a 3D computer program and then presented to its user in a manner that simulates reality, …

HTC brings VR to the cloud

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>HTC has teamed up with Dalian Television and Beijing Cyber Cloud to test the first cloud VR service in Dalian, China, according to Engadget.<p>Rather than tethering the …

Jaden Baker : From Not Having A Bedroom To Becoming The Face Of Adidas

He started with nothing… Now you might see him on your television screen.<p>Jaden Baker is an aspiring actor with a lot to give.<p>After growing up in …

The Magic Of Caring Less And Getting More

This was hard for me to write.<p>As a self-described overachieving perfectionist, I cared too much about pleasing people all throughout my childhood and …

This Is What All the People You Went to School with Are Doing Now

The lads, the popular girls, the weirdos and the bullies – here's what happened to all those playground cliques.<p>There comes a point in every young man or woman's life when they start to see the people around them getting married, mortgages and pregnant. It is at this dawning of responsibility that …

Mad Money

When Tyler Johnson signed a $50 million deal, the world lost its mind. Here's the crazy thing: He might be worth it.<p>On July 2, not 48 hours into the …

The Lewis Model Explains Every Culture In The World

A world traveler who speaks ten languages, British linguist Richard Lewis decided he was qualified to plot the world's cultures on a chart.<p>He did so while acknowledging the dangers of stereotypes.<p>"Determining national characteristics is treading a minefield of inaccurate assessment and surprising …

Wall Street

How Different Cultures Understand Time

In the Western Hemisphere, the United States and Mexico employ time in such diametrically opposing manners that it causes intense friction between the two peoples.<p>In Western Europe, the Swiss attitude to time bears little relation to that of neighboring Italy.<p>Thais do not evaluate the passing of …

Ethiopia on lockdown

Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency following a year of deadly, anti-government protests. This is the first time since the ruling party came to power 25 years ago that a state of emergency has been put in place in Ethiopia.

A Close Look at the FBI's File on Wu-Tang Clan

​The FBI has always had a hard-on for gangsta rap music, specifically the creative forces behind the genre's most iconic and provocative hits. We used the Freedom of Information Act to find out more about the bureau's file on the Wu-Tang Clan.<p>The FBI has always had a hard-on for gangsta rap music, …

Why the Huge Increase in the Number of UK Graduates Is Bad for Everyone

More good news for Britain!<p>This year we asked the question pretty much every school leaver, graduate and 20-something will have wondered: is it all still worth it? Forking out thousands, spending three+ years of your life getting pissed and reading books, moving to somewhere dire like Canterbury – …