General Reading for 06/01/2017

Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas to Reunite as McKenzie Brothers | Hollywood Reporter “The pair, who played beer-loving Canadian bumpkins in an imaginary talk show, will perform at a benefit concert next month alongside Martin Short, Dan Aykroyd and Eugene Levy.” tags: bs Walmart is bringing VR instruction to all…

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General Reading for 11/05/2016

Second Life Creators Head to Virtual Reality – WSJ “Onstage at The Wall Street Journal’s WSJDLive 2016 global technology conference, Second Life creator Linden Lab demonstrated its forthcoming social virtual reality platform Sansar. It lets you create a 3-D virtual avatar and environment and then invite others to join you.”…

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General Reading for 03/16/2016

Wegmans a ‘gamechanger’ in Finger Lakes agriculture “Wegmans is more than brick-and-mortar grocery stores, more than a Fortune 500 enterprise with $7.9 billion in annual sales and some 45,000 employees across New York and five other states. The Gates-based retailer — rated the No. 1 grocery store in America by Consumer Reports — is “a gamechanger,” said Susan Brown, associate…

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General Reading for 02/12/2016

A New Dimension in Home Buying: Virtual Reality – The New York Times tags: v bs virtual reality Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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General Reading for 12/19/2015

Presence Capital launches $10mil VR fund – “The firm also announced it has had it’s first closing in its inaugural fund of $10 million and has kicked off its initial investments with virtual reality and augmented reality companies including Harmonix (makers of the game Rock Band), Baobab (story and character-driven…

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General Reading for 10/27/2015

With ‘The Martian,’ Virtual Reality Has Liftoff From Fox Innovation Lab – The New York Times “In a major step toward the integration of blockbuster films with virtual reality techniques, 20th Century Fox and its internal Fox Innovation Lab are preparing for the commercial release of a so-called VR experience,…

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What I’m Reading on 07/29/2015

Nokia jumps into virtual reality market with 360-degree Ozo camera – CNET “The camera taps eight synchronized shutters and eight microphones to capture 360-degree video and spatial audio.” tags: bs Nokia camera reality Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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What I’m Reading on 07/14/2015

From privacy to productivity: A look at how virtual reality could change the way we work – TechRepublic “In a general sense, incorporating virtual reality into business could mean things like escape from the physical confines of a desk, or the limit of how many monitors you could stick on…

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What I’m Reading on 05/12/2015

Memory Safety: Ensuring Values are Defined Before Use – Swift Blog – Apple Developer “A primary focus when designing Swift was improving the memory safety of the programming model. There are a lot of aspects of memory safety, so this post will start slow and cover a simple case: how…

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What I’m Reading on 03/05/2015

To Bring Virtual Reality to Market, Furious Efforts to Solve Nausea – NYTimes.com “Few technologies have generated more attention than virtual reality, which promises to immerse people in 3-D games and video. Yet for the last couple of years, the companies building virtual reality headsets have begged for patience from…

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