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Oculus Whiffed
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The advertising-based internet is destroying society, tech pioneer says
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How to use Oculus Rooms
Windows Central • Sean Endicott
Save $100 on Lenovo's Explorer Windows Mixed Reality Headset at Microsoft
Windows Central • Dan Thorp-Lancaster
How (and why) one Windows Mixed Reality hater became a believer
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Minecraft gets immersive with Windows Mixed Reality, Mixer integration
Windows Central • Dan Thorp-Lancaster
There’s no good reason for the new PlayStation VR headset to exist
Ars Technica • Kyle Orland
The future of computing is holograms
Quartz • Mike Murphy
Jaron Lanier Q&A: VR Visionary and Author of 'Dawn of the New Everything'
Wired • Peter Rubin
 
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A New Addition To The C-Suite -- The Chief Robotics Officer?
ForbesContributor, Victor Lipman
I've recently been consulting on a project examining characteristics of the future workforce, and one of the areas of investigation has been the increasing emphasis companies are placing on the utilization of robots. I generally tend to be more interested in various...
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Virtual Reality
Oculus Whiffed
SlateInkoo Kang
PBS Frontline A year and a half was how long Kenny Moore expected to serve in Maine State Prison when he was found guilty of aggravated assault, burglary, and theft as a teenager. He spent the next two decades in and out...
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Advertising Industry, Facebook Inc
The advertising-based internet is destroying society, tech pioneer says
CNBCAnita Balakrishnan
Breaking up technology companies is unlikely to stamp out the unintended dark side of social media — but disrupting the business model might help, according to technology pioneer Jaron Lanier. "Because of the nature of interactive digital technology, especially on smartphones, advertising...
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Facebook Inc, Virtual Reality
How to use Oculus Rooms
Windows CentralSean Endicott
Oculus Rooms allows you to game with friends in a customizable virtual room. Here's how to get started. Virtual reality is great to play on your own but some games are better with friends. Oculus Rooms allows you to easily launch multiplayer...
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Microsoft Corp, Virtual Reality
Save $100 on Lenovo's Explorer Windows Mixed Reality Headset at Microsoft
Windows CentralDan Thorp-Lancaster
Lenovo's Explorer Windows Mixed Reality headset is up for grabs at a decent discount for Microsoft's Black Friday sale. If you're looking for a cheaper way to hop on the Windows Mixed Reality train, Microsoft is offering a pretty solid Black Friday...
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Microsoft Corp, Virtual Reality
How (and why) one Windows Mixed Reality hater became a believer
Windows CentralJez Corden
I was wrong about Windows Mixed Reality, and I apologize. For the people who follow my work and my social media posts, you might know me as someone who persistently hates on virtual reality (VR). Part of my skepticism has been driven...
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Microsoft Corp, Virtual Reality
Minecraft gets immersive with Windows Mixed Reality, Mixer integration
Windows CentralDan Thorp-Lancaster
If you have a Windows Mixed Reality (WMR) headset, Minecraft's latest update is a doozy. While you've already been able to play Minecraft in WMR, it's been a bit limited, allowing you only to play on a virtual big screen. That changes...
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Gaming Software, Technology Industry
There’s no good reason for the new PlayStation VR headset to exist
Ars TechnicaKyle Orland
You'd be forgiven if you didn't realize that Sony released the second version of its PlayStation VR headset this month. The new version (model number CUH-ZVR2) was announced with minimal fanfare in October because there's really not much to make fanfare about....
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Virtual Reality
The future of computing is holograms
QuartzMike Murphy
Right next to the canal that separates Brooklyn from Queens in New York, is a massive brick building that used to be a glass factory. Now it houses artists, metalworkers, and a company called Looking Glass. The latter could upend how we...
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Technology Industry, Virtual Reality
Jaron Lanier Q&A: VR Visionary and Author of 'Dawn of the New Everything'
WiredPeter Rubin
Jaron Lanier may not have sired the term virtual reality—that honor generally goes to French playwright Antonin Artaud in 1938—but he’s one hell of a father figure. As the founder of legendary VR company VPL Research, he both popularized the term and...
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