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  • future warfare

    The future of warfare has already happened. The US and Israel with stuxnet (against Iran), and now it is coming to light that Iran fired back between 2011-2013 with various cyber attacks…

  • me too!

    One of the bands I play in has a bandleader who obsessively Periscopes. Every gig he sets up his phone, has a special wide angle lens, and is often fiddling with things…

  • new POV

    When I was interviewed by USA Today last year, I mentioned that the adult industry would help drive VR adoption – just like they have driven a number of other tech advances…

  • tactical patience

    I have met with a lot of venture capital people over the past few years and a couple of patterns have emerged. Invariably they are looking for a quick win, typically wanting…

  • because…robots

    Boston Dynamics (i.e. Google) is scary, but these are downright cute. As long as you aren’t trying to have a picnic.

  • doc in a box not

    Skip Rizzo’s group at ICT has been working with VR for treating PTS for some time now. He always emphasizes that our systems are not a “doc in a box” – it…

  • remember walkman?

    Sony isn’t maybe the first thing you think when you mention innovation, but don’t count them out. Morpheus (or whatever they call their VR hardware) may win early due to the tight…

  • selling you crap…in 3D!

    It is no secret that Facebook wants you and your friends in VR (to show you ads). And now clear (if it wasn’t before) that Amazon wants to sell you stuff in…

  • 4chan 4google

    It is no secret that Google is great at search, great at turning people into products by offering “free” stuff, but is terrible at “social.” While it is no surprise that they…

  • future vertical lift

    Going vertical is a big deal – runways (and streets) are expensive and hard to keep intact. Being able to transport people and things is a big deal. The future is vertical!

  • intel leaps in

    Looks for the alliances to continue hot and heavy. Intel has been in the sensing space for quite some time, and we use an older version of PrimeSense in some of our…

  • another day, another dev kit

    The parade of hardware continues, this time with Meta AR and their 2nd generation headset. Despite the enthusiastic title of the article, there still evidently is a long way to go to…