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Eye-tracking tech tricks VR players into infinite walking – in circles

Virtual reality is great at immersing us in gigantic worlds that seem to go on forever – until you take three steps and bump into the living room …

Neura’s Digital Personas learns users’ habits and routines to personalize apps

In a Google thought experiment titled “The Selfish Ledger,” a digital profile, or ledger, records a person’s habits and routines over time, learning their preferences and nudging them to make certain choices. It seems ripped from the pages of science fiction, but artificial intelligence startup …

Why a Daily Habit of Reading Books Should Be Your Priority, According to Science

Consuming the written word is exceptionally good for people.<p>Twenty six percent of adults in the United States have not read even a portion of a book within the last year. It's an unfortunate reality considering that researchers have found that consuming the written word is exceptionally good for …

The Brain

The secrets of the ‘high-potential’ personality

Are there six traits that could really mark out your potential to achieve?<p>Are you curious, conscientious and competitive? Do you also have the more mysterious qualities of “high adjustment”, “ambiguity acceptance” and “risk approach”? If so, congratulations! According to new psychological research, …

Psychology

News: We May Finally Know How Many HoloLens Devices Microsoft Sold, & It's a Revealing Peek at the Future of AR

Last week, we told you about Microsoft's Alex Kipman and his nomination for the annual European Inventor Award, presented by the European Patent …

VR Gives Oregon Patients And Doctors An Alternative To Opioids

Oregon's largest health care providers see both promise and challenges in virtual reality as a non-opioid treatment for pain.

Virtual Reality

Styly Brings Fashion E-Commerce to HoloLens

There’s been an influx of augmented reality (AR) apps such as <i>Curate</i> <i>by Sotheby’s International Realty</i> and <i>Houzz</i> that’ll allow users to visualise …

Augmented Reality

When One Parent Is a Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist and the Other Is a Stay-at-Home Mom

Featuring Kaden Hyatt, age 13, grade 7.<p><i>In this</i> <i>series</i><i>, kids (and not-exactly-kids-anymore) review how well their parents balance life and work. To</i> …

Nicholas Baker Describes Sketching in Virtual Reality and Life After Design School

"I've never been one to shy away from something just because it's scary or hard. If it fails, it fails."<p>When he's not designing products for an array …

virtual reality browser

BBC Academy - Virtual reality production: Where do I start?

Virtual reality production: Where do I start?<p>A guide byBBC VR Hub<p>in partnership with BBC R&D<p>1. What is VR?<p>A guide byBBC VR Hub<p>in partnership with BBC R&D<p>Virtual reality (VR) makes use of computer technology to create interactive virtual experiences viewed through a headset. Users are placed …

Virtual Reality

A Running List Of All The Companies Currently Disassociating Themselves From The NRA

Following gunman Nikolas Cruz’s killing spree at Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine’s Day, the U.S. appears to be approaching a watershed moment. Teen survivors are demanding action and going toe-to-toe with the NRA spokesperson. Through their emphatic appeals, they’re cutting through …

VR Factory

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Integrating Australia with Asia<p>Integrating Australia with Asia aims to strengthen relationships between Australian, Indian and other Asian entities …

Work

How Virtual Reality Affects Actual Reality

Book Talk<p>The technology helps quarterbacks learn plays, first responders recover from PTSD, and everyone get a grip on climate change.<p>Since tech wizard Jaron Lanier made virtual reality popular in the 1990s, many claims have been made about its transformative power. Most of these have proved to be …

Virtual Reality

What Facebook (and many, many others) get wrong about VR

Stanford’s Jeremy Bailenson says “there’s a reason people aren’t playing video games for 10 hours a day in VR.”<p>When Jeremy Bailenson was hired by Stanford University in 2003, he named his work on virtual reality the “Virtual Human Interaction Lab” — back then, he says, VR was considered so …

Prototyping VR Games with Team Future

Around the time Oculus Rift completed its Kickstarter, I brought my virtual reality headset to a weekend hackathon called the Global Game Jam. Over …

Virtual Reality

Facebook Open-sources ‘Detectron’ Computer Vision Algorithm for AR Research

Facebook announced this week the open-sourcing of Detectron, the company’s platform for computer vision object detection algorithm based on a deep …

Machine Learning

Oculus Hiring Spree Suggests Facebook is Accelerating VR/AR Plans

Starting toward the end of 2017, the number of listed job openings at Oculus has nearly tripled, with the current number of openings floating around …

University of Washington

Want to Be Funnier the Next Time You Give a Talk? Use These Comedian Tricks of the Trade

How to get your audience more engaged by making them laugh.<p>David Nihill hated public speaking so much that he wrote a bestselling book about it:Do You Talk Funny? 7 Comedy Habits to Become a Better (and Funnier) Public Speaker. When I first met him -- oddly enough at a TEDx party -- I was …

The Next Museum

Alfredo Salazar-Caro and the Digital Museum of Digital Art are curating your virtual reality experience.<p><b>A version of this story appeared in the February issue of VICE magazine. Click HERE to subscribe.</b><p>In 2011, Alfredo Salazar-Caro smuggled a mini projector into Mexico City's Museo Soumaya and cast …

DiMoDA 2.0: Morphe Presence – Exhibitions

DiMoDA, or the Digital Museum of Digital Art, is an ongoing interactive collection, exhibition, and conservation project founded and directed by …

Art

Boeing: Productive VR Cuts Training Time by 75%

LONDON -- VR & AR World -- While video entertainment has been an important industry for decades, the use of video for productive purposes is more …

Oct 31, 12pm: Karim Ben Khelifa & The Enemy project

Karim Ben Khelifa returns to the Open Documentary Lab to talk about the final iteration of his groundbreaking interactive Virtual Reality (VR) …

Chevron's CEO Just Wrote an Extraordinary LinkedIn Message That Is a Master Class in Leadership

John Watson, who is retiring next month, reflects back on his 37-year journey at Chevron.<p>After 37 years working at Chevron, CEO and Chairman John Watson, who took over the helm in 2010, is hanging up his cleats and headed for retirement.<p>In a moment of transparency while reflecting back on his …

Jerry the Bear

Jerry the Bear makes learning fun!<p>By taking care of Jerry's diabetes, children gain hands-on practice with counting carbs, monitoring Jerry's blood …

Diabetes

Montreal firms find practical and fanciful applications for augmented reality

Augmented reality will have a similar effect on the construction industry as the one that the steam engine had on manufacturing processes, according …

The Ascent

1/8/15<p>Our secret GAMESHOW - UPDATE<p>Our secret GAMESHOW using our very own custom EEG technology is in final edits and wil be airing in Canada late …