Billionaire Investor Who Predicted the 2008 Housing Crash Says Crypto Is a 'Worthless' Bubble

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John Paulson, the billionaire investor who accurately predicted (and bet against) the subprime mortgage crisis in 2007, has some kind words for cryptocurrency: mainly, that it is a vacuous financial bubble bound to eventually collapse.

Insanely Popular Rhythm Game ‘Osu!’ Now Playable In VR

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to AUDICA converter, a free tool that allows fans of the uber popular 2007 rhythm game to easily transport millions of user-created maps to Harmonix Music System’s VR rhythm experience AUDICA. Originally launched on Microsoft Windows back in 2007, Dean Herbert’s osu!

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#859 DocLab Founder Caspar Sonnen on Domesticating Reality, AI, & XR Distribution Experiments

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Caspar Sonnen founded the DocLab as a part of the International Documentary Festival in Amsterdam (IDFA) in 2007 after a period of being really skeptical. Podcast Archive

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The New Diary of a Wimpy Kid Trailer Looks Appropriately Awkward

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I’m not going to lie: I’m not really up on the Diary of a Wimpy Kid franchise, given that the first volume of Jeff Kinney’s enormously popular novels about a beleaguered middle school -aged kid named Greg came out in 2007, a full 17 years after I left middle school myself.

Mysterious Radio Burst in Our Galaxy Came From a Magnetar

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For the first time ever, astronomers have linked an actual object to those mysterious radio bursts they’ve been detecting since 2007. The culprit in this case, as suspected, is a super-dense object known as a magnetar, but the finding has prompted an entirely new set of questions. Read more.

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V/H/S/94 Is a Grimy, Gory Found-Footage Throwback

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The first V/H/S movie came out in 2012, arriving at the tail end of the low-budget found-footage horror craze ( Paranormal Activity and REC came out in 2007; Cloverfield was 2008) and capturing the last moment in culture before VCRs became totally obsolete.

I Am Legend Screenwriter Forced to Tell Anti-Vaxxers His Zombie Movie Is Fake

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The screenwriter who penned the 2007 zombie movie I Am Legend starring Will Smith has been forced to clarify something on Twitter that’s sure to make us all depressed today.

Nvidia's New RTX 3080 Can Barely Run Crysis: Remastered at 4K

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One of my hopes for Crysis: Remastered was that it would be just as punishing on PCs today as it was when originally released in 2007. What happens when you have a copy of Crysis: Remastered and Nvidia’s new RTX 3080 graphics card in your possession?

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The Xbox Series S Is for Gamers Who Hate Upgrades

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When my mom moved back in 2007, she decided that living in a new house after 30 years in the old one warranted a new TV. Made sense—ours were all from the ‘80s. She bought a fancy (for the time) Sony with 1080p resolution, and 13 years later, I’m still trying to convince her to upgrade.

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Traffic Deaths Soared in 2020 and Experts Blame Risky Road Behavior During Pandemic

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surged in 2020 to the highest level since 2007 and experts in the U.S. Traffic deaths in the U.S. government believe they know why.

Brian Fargo Joins VR Dev Thirdverse’s Advisory Board As Studio Raises Extra $10+ Million

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Kunimitsu previously established gumi in 2007. Wasteland creator and InXile Entertainment CEO Brian Fargo has joined the advisory board of Swords of Gargantua developer, Thirdverse, as the company appoints a new CEO.

The scene at every iPhone release to date, in photos

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With those words, Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone to the world in 2007. iPhone releases have occurred every year since 2007, though – especially in this year of the coronavirus pandemic – they don't quite look the same as they used to.

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Super Fan Remaking Original Witcher Game In VR Using Unreal Engine

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Rather than developing a mod for the original 2007 release, however, Loan is constructing the entire experience from the ground up in Unreal Engine, resulting in higher quality visuals as well as a new range of possibilities. “Bear! Run you stupid piece of s*#^!” – Geralt of Rivia.

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The size and price of every iPhone ever released

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Dating back to the first model in 2007, Apple has released 33 versions of the iPhone. On the heels of the unveiling of the new iPhone 13 models, we decided to take a look back at every iPhone ever. Many were smaller than the giant iPhone 13 Pro Max. Some were bigger than the iPhone 13 mini.

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#722: IDFA’s DocLab & “the Creative Treatment of Actuality”

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The DocLab at the International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam (IDFA) was started in 2007 by Caspar Sonnen, and it’s very similar to the New Frontier programming. Podcast Archive

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You can watch the first 8 minutes of 'In The Heights' right now

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The lights are finally going up on Washington Heights! The first eight minutes of In the Heights were just released online, giving us a glimpse of what to expect when the full film arrives this Thursday.

'Charlie bit my finger' viral video will leave YouTube after being sold as an NFT

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The Davies-Carr family, who posted one of YouTube's most-watched viral videos, "Charlie bit my finger," back in 2007, announced that the beloved clip will be deleted from YouTube on May 23 and auctioned off as an NFT. Ouch, Charlie! Don't leave us!

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New 'In the Heights' trailers tell a fairytale about a disappearing block

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The theatrical adaptation of Quiara Alegría Hudes and Lin-Manuel Miranda's 2007 beloved stage musical postponed its release date for almost an entire year due to the coronavirus, having originally been scheduled to hit theatres in June 2020.

Beeple sells NFT for over $69 million. Yep, you read that right.

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The artwork, called "Everydays: The First 5000 Days" is a 21,069 x 21,069 pixel collage, representing the totality of artworks Beeple had been creating every day since May 2007. Artist Mike Winkelmann, also known as Beeple, has sold an NFT artwork for more than $69 million.

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Naturalist reveals wild, harsh world of the fat bears

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It was May 2007. When Mike Fitz first arrived at the remote Brooks River in Katmai National Park and Preserve, home to the now internet-famous fat bears , he spied the telltale signs of a bear-dominated world. The last of breaths of the Alaskan winter still chilled the air.

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What is the newest iPhone?

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Since 2007, a new iPhone has steadily released new models. It's hard to keep up with the latest Apple products. With its second event of the year just a few days away, Apple is releasing more products than ever.

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The Onision documentary is overshadowed by its own controversy

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The now 35-year-old began posting videos in 2007, garnering a largely teenage following with his shocking sketches, viral music videos, and inflammatory, misogynistic rants.

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E3 2019: Hot Dogs, Horseshoes and Hand Grenades Update Adds Original Guns From Valve’s Team Fortress 2

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are adapting the classic weapons from Valve’s 2007 shooter Team Fortress 2. A major new addition coming this month to popular single-player PC VR simulation game Hot Dogs, Horseshoes and Hand Grenades is inspired by Team Fortress 2 and officially sanctioned by Valve Corporation. H3VR’s developers at RUST LTD. The guns come with a new sandbox map and several game modes “styled as an homage to TF2,” according to developer Anton Hand.

Reconsidering 'Star Wars kid,' the early internet's meanest moment

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In Tales of the Early Internet , Mashable explores online life through 2007 — back before social media and the smartphone changed everything.

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The legend of Keyboard Cat: How a man and his cat(s) won the internet lottery

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In Tales of the Early Internet , Mashable explores online life through 2007 — back before social media and the smartphone changed everything.

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'The Office' fansite that the cast and writers actually obsessed over

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In Tales of the Early Internet , Mashable explores online life through 2007 — back before social media and the smartphone changed everything.

What Apple, Google, and Amazon’s websites looked like in 1999

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In Tales of the Early Internet , Mashable explores online life through 2007 — back before social media and the smartphone changed everything.

The early internet kept showing us the future, and we rolled our eyes every time

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In Tales of the Early Internet , Mashable explores online life through 2007 — back before social media and the smartphone changed everything.

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'Sopranos' memes are having a real moment in 2020

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Twitter was barely a thing on June 10, 2007, the day the episode, "Made in America," aired. More than 13 years ago, America's television screens inexplicably cut to black — The Sopranos was finished, just like that.

Here’s How Apple’s AR Headset Will Likely Be Introduced — And When

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Specifically: iPhone was announced January 9, 2007 and released on June 29, 2007. Apple TV was previewed (as iTV) on September 12, 2006 and released March 21, 2007. Apple has been working on an augmented reality headset for years.

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How fantasy football exploded online and kept Yahoo relevant

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In Tales of the Early Internet , Mashable explores online life through 2007 — back before social media and the smartphone changed everything.

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‘Half-Life: Alyx’ is the Best Rated PC Game of 2020 & Best Rated Steam VR Game of All Time

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There was a lot riding on Half-Life: Alyx. Not only is it Valve’s first Half-Life game in more than a decade, it is also the studio’s first full fledged VR title. By the measurable reactions from critics and players alike, the game seems to have delivered against the odds.

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EON Reality and Nile University Announce Partnership for EON-XR Rollout

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Nile University is an Egyptian university was established in 2007 with a focus on delivering highest quality learning, research and innovation support to undergraduate and postgraduate students. The partnership will begin an EON-XR rollout at one of Egypt’s top universities.

The 10 best shows on Hulu to delight and entertain you

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Hulu has come a long way since its initial launch in 2007 and is now one of the premier streaming services.

VR/AR Pioneer Nonny De La Peña Named WSJ Technology Innovator Of The Year

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Since founding Emblematic Group in 2007, de la Peña has solidified the company’s reputation for pushing the boundaries of XR as a medium through award winning collaborations with major companies like AT&T and The New York Times and through original content like VR documentary Hunger in Los Angeles that premiered to critical acclaim at Sundance in 2012. CEO & Founder of Emblematic Group, Peña is the second woman in history to receive the prestigious award.

Valve Makes All ‘Half-Life’ Games Free to Play Until ‘Half-Life: Alyx’ Launches in March

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From the first Half-Life in 1998, the series has spanned seven titles, leaving the world with a doozy of a cliff hanger in 2007 with the release Half-Life 2: Episode 2.

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Half-Life: Alyx Is A ‘Full-Length’ Prequel Coming March 2020

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The game will also be running on Valve’s own Source 2 engine, and the first images confirm a big leap in visual fidelity since 2007’s Half-Life 2: Episode 2. Half-Life: Alyx, the new VR game from Valve, will be a full entry in the series set between the events of Half-Life 1 and 2.