Personalizing Learning with Data

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Data is arguably one of the most powerful tools we have in modern education. There is building evidence and compelling case studies demonstrating how data management can be leveraged to help schools achieve better results for students by customizing the learning experience. Schools around the world will benefit greatly from capabilities across data integration, interoperability, and provisioning.” The post Personalizing Learning with Data appeared first on Tech Trends.

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Data Leak Shows Chinese Firm Compiled Data, Social Media Posts of Millions

GizModo VR

data breach leaks china shenzen zhenhua intelligence espionage technology privacy cybersecurityA Chinese intelligence firm’s database on 2.4 million people—including some 50,000 Americans—was recently leaked, exposing it to researchers. Read more.

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How big data forced the hunt for extraterrestrial intelligence to evolve

Digital Trends

How the age of big data is changing the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. Features big data citizen science seti space

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Data Dive: Are AR Lenses Lockdown-Friendly?

AR Insider

Data Dive is AR Insider’s weekly dive into the latest spatial computing figures. Running Mondays, it includes data points, narrative insights and takeaways. For an indexed collection of data and reports, subscribe to ARtillery Pro.

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What Would Happen If All Personal Data Leaked at Once?

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data security leaks hacking personal dataSubconsciously, on some level, we’re all waiting for it: the leak that wrecks society and confirms what we all know already, namely that the mass transfer of our inmost secrets/shames to Facebook, Google, et. was never not going to end in flames.

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Data Dive: Pinterest Visual Searches Triple

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Data Dive is AR Insider’s weekly dive into the latest spatial computing figures. Running Mondays, it includes data points, narrative insights and takeaways. For an indexed collection of data and reports, subscribe to ARtillery Pro. While launching the Shop feature in Lens results last week, Pinterest gave us some fresh data including the fact that year-over-year visual searches have tripled. Data transfer

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‘Raw Data’ Early Access Review

Road to VR

Raw Data , a first-person combat game from Survios currently in Early Access, is one of the most fast-paced and exciting games out for HTC Vive right now. Far from being a simple shooting gallery, Raw Data gives you an impressive range of abilities and physical agency, making you feel like you’re in real danger. Raw Data Details: Official Site. There’s a real sense of immediate danger in Raw Data too. Get ‘Raw Data’ on Early Access.

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Suzanne Borders: BadVR is mixing art and technology to innovate data visualization

The Ghost Howls

But it is very interesting , because it will touch a lot of hot topics, like: Data visualization in XR; Magic Leap; Being a woman working in XR; How is XR in Asia. We take really large complex datasets and pour them into virtual and augmented reality to help people find insights faster and to present data in a more intuitive and easy-to-use format. BadVR makes you enter inside your data in XR (Image by BadVR). I’ll go with an example of more abstract data.

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Microsoft's Underwater Data Center Rises From the Seafloor a Grimy Success

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Microsoft’s underwater Northern Isles data center has risen again from the ocean depth, the company announced on Monday , and it is remarkably intact other than being covered in sea scum.

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Data Dive: Has Oculus Sold 800K Quests?

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Data Dive is AR Insider’s weekly dive into the latest spatial computing figures. Running Mondays, it includes data points, narrative insights and takeaways. For an indexed collection of data and reports, subscribe to ARtillery Pro. Given the challenge of market sizing without first-party data from VR hardware providers, it’s about constantly collecting clues like this, and building smart financial models. Data quest sales Sudoku Analogy

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The birth of big data: How Simulmatics predicted the future 60 years ago

Digital Trends

Computing Features Cambridge Analaytica data privacy if then jill lepore SimulmaticsIf Then: How the Simulmatics Corporation Invented the Future is a new book by historian Jill Lepore.

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NASA & Caltech Leaders Aim to Revolutionise Big Data Visualization with VR

Road to VR

offering a new platform to leverage the immersive properties of virtual reality in order to better aid human comprehension and use of ‘Big Data’ You’ve likely heard the term ‘Big Data’ Despite the phrase being coined perhaps as early as the mid nineties , with information now collected on an ever increasing number of aspects in our daily lives and beyond you’ll likely have heard it mentioned a lot more in recent years.

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Data Dive: Snap Breaks the Million-Lens Barrier

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Data Dive is AR Insider’s weekly dive into the latest spatial computing figures. Running Mondays, it includes data points, narrative insights and takeaways. For an indexed collection of data and reports, subscribe to ARtillery Pro. Until then, it’s worth noting — in the spirit of our Monday Data Dive — the latest stats. More from AR Insider… The post Data Dive: Snap Breaks the Million-Lens Barrier appeared first on AR Insider.

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Virtualitics Closes $7M Series B Round to Further Develop VR/AR Data Visualization Platform

Road to VR

Virtualitics , a big data visualization and analytics company, announced the successful close of a $7 million Series B round of equity funding led by investment group Centricus , and participated by existing investor the Venture Reality Fund (‘ The VR Fund ’) and other private investors. Virtualitics is developing a platform, called Virtualitics Immersive Platform, that melds AI and big data in virtual and augmented reality environments.

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Secret Service Paid to Get Americans' Location Data Without a Warrant, Documents Show

GizModo VR

In all the talk about TikTok collecting the data of Americans and sending it to the Chinese government, we’ve often overlooked the broader issue of data brokers collecting the data of Americans and sending it god-knows-where.

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‘Raw Data’ and ‘The Gallery’ Developers on How They Each Made $1 Million Selling VR Games

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Free Raw Data Update Delivers New Multi-Level PvP Map

UploadVR

Raw Data is one of the year’s very best multiplayer VR games — that’s why we nominated it as such in our Best Of 2017 list. “At the center of Eden Tower are the Quantum OS Data Chambers,” reads the prepared statement. “Each Chamber stores and collates all of Eden’s vital data to ensure a better and safer future for humanity! Tagged with: Hostile Takeover , Intercept , raw data Facebook Twitter Reddit More.

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Covid-19 Data Is Coming to Google Maps

GizModo VR

While contact tracing flails in the U.S. thanks in part to government dysfunction , Google’s deploying a feature to at least help us avoid covid-19 hotspots.

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Firefox Reality VR Browser Hit Quest, Adds Tracking Data Protection

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Firefox Reality also recently introduced a data-blocking system called Enhanced Tracking Protection. This is designed to protect data about your behavior in VR from sites and apps that might record it. VR’s reliance on head and hand tracking presents interesting new issues for the era of data surveillance. The post Firefox Reality VR Browser Hit Quest, Adds Tracking Data Protection appeared first on UploadVR.

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HTC Vive Headset Nearing 100,000 Sales, Steam Data Suggests

Road to VR

While between HTC/Valve and Oculus, the companies have been coy on official sales figures, Steam data suggests that the HTC Vive headset is approaching the 100,000 sales mark. That’s where SteamSpy comes in, which aggregates data from millions of Steam users into useful statistics about games sold on the platform. This group likely numbers in the single-digit thousands, so the SteamSpy data should still be giving us a good ballpark for HTC Vive sales figures.

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Data Point of the Week: Half a Million Snapchats Lenses

AR Insider

Data Point of the Week is AR Insider’s dive into the latest spatial computing figures. It includes data points, along with narrative insights and takeaways. For an indexed collection of data and reports, subscribe to ARtillery Pro. For deeper XR data and intelligence, join ARtillery PRO and subscribe to the free AR Insider Weekly newsletter. . The post Data Point of the Week: Half a Million Snapchats Lenses appeared first on AR Insider. Data Features

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Valve Data Suggests Developers Should Seriously Consider Room-Scale VR

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New statistics The post Valve Data Suggests Developers Should Seriously Consider Room-Scale VR appeared first on UploadVR. Valve data htc vive lighthouse rift room scale space tracking usage

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‘Raw Data’ to Exit Early Access With Added Support for PSVR, PvP Mode, and a New Hero

Road to VR

Survios’ stunning VR action game Raw Data , currently in Early Access for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, will launch in September on PlayStation VR. Announced at E3 2017, Raw Data will launch out of Early Access simultaneously on Vive, Rift and PSVR in September, bringing a wealth of improvements to its already polished Early Access state. Our players have been clamoring for PvP ever since Raw Data ’s earliest demos,” said Mike McTyre, Survios Game Design Director. “

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Super Data Report: 6.3 Million Virtual Reality Headsets Shipped in 2016

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A new report from Super Data offers new estimates for the market size of virtual reality in 2016, suggesting 6.3 The report, titled “Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: 2016 Mobile and VR Games Year in Review,” is a compilation of information Super Data and Unity Technologies, though we clarified with Unity that they did not contribute to the estimates for VR headset data in the report. Research numbers PS VR rift sales shipped sold super data unity Vive

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If Logged Into Facebook, Oculus VR Data Will Now Be Used For Ads

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The company is updating its privacy policy and rolling out new social VR features backed by your “Facebook identity” with the intention of “clarifying how Oculus data is shared with Facebook to inform ads when you log into Facebook on Oculus.”

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Microsoft Acquires 3D Data Optimization Specialists Simplygon

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Revealed on the Microsoft blog , the tech giant acquired Simplygon with the hopes to accelerate initiatives around 3D data optimization. From our early days delivering advanced level-of-detail solutions, to the adoption of Simplygon SDK by most leading AAA game development studios, and our more recent expansion into enterprise AR/VR, Simplygon has made automatic 3D data-optimization increasingly more accessible to developers.

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‘Raw Data’ Developer Survios Raises $50 Million, Now Top Funded VR Dev Studio

Road to VR

Survios , the VR development studio behind the Vive title Raw Data , has announced a whopping $50 million in funding to further expand its VR content offerings. Survios’ first (and so far only) VR title Raw Data [our review] made its debut as an Early Access release in July. The post ‘Raw Data’ Developer Survios Raises $50 Million, Now Top Funded VR Dev Studio appeared first on Road to VR.

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Save 99% on this stacked data science bundle

Mashable VR

TL;DR: The 2020 All-in-One Data Scientist Mega Bundle is on sale for £30.19 The world runs on data. Considering that almost every industry needs data scientists to interpret their data, demand for these employees continues to grow every year.

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This deep learning and data analysis training is on sale for just $40

Mashable VR

TL;DR: Add to your business skills with the Deep Learning and Data Analysis Certification bundle for $39.99, a 97% savings as of Sept. For programmers and web developers, that means harnessing the power of big data for these businesses.

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Oculus Faces ‘Existential Crisis’ In Handling Personal Data

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Earlier this month, CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared before Congress to answer questions about the company’s handling of personal data. I’ve also heard from developers, though, who remain concerned about releasing their virtual worlds on Oculus platforms for reasons ranging from how Facebook collects and handles personal data to how it influences democracy going forward. “It’s Until recently, this data was connected to individual Oculus accounts.

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Bezos doesn’t deny Amazon used third-party seller data

Digital Trends

News Amazon Amazon data big tech big tech hearing Jeff BezosBezos said he couldn't give a yes or no answer.

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Augmented Reality App Maker Houzz Reveals Major Data Breach

Next Reality AR

In the realm of internet security, it's becoming clear that augmented reality is not immune to the increasing wave data breaches plaguing users. On Friday, furniture retailer Houzz, an early adopter of ARKit, revealed details of a data breach that occurred in December 2018.

Raw Data Officially Launches This October On Rift, Vive, And PSVR

UploadVR

Finally, at long last, Raw Data is exiting Early Access. I personally first played Raw Data about a year and a half ago at GDC 2016 before the Vive and Rift even launched as consumer devices. The most exciting part of Raw Data leaving Early Access is that our players will finally experience the complete story from its classic beginning to its heart-pounding conclusion,” said James Iliff, Survios Co-Founder and CCO, in a prepared statement.

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Interview to Eduardo Siman: virtual reality makes data visualization fun, we should all work together to make AR and VR to succeed

The Ghost Howls

It started with big data , and I started blogging about that at the end of 2015 basically because I couldn’t find anyone to talk about it with (laughs). In early 2016, I run into a paper from a professor at Caltech that was talking about data visualization in virtual reality and that blew my mind. From that moment, I forgot about big data and started focusing on AR and VR. ” It was fun and it was just data! But… why should we use VR to visualize data?

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‘Raw Data’ Early Access Debuts At #1 On Steam Top Sellers

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How to Deal With This TikTok, Instagram, and YouTube Data Breach

GizModo VR

The Hong Kong-based company Social Data was unknowingly storing the data in a database without proper password protection, meaning anyone could pop in and see it. social media data security security youtube instagram tiktok

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Latest Steam VR Headset Marketshare Data Stable Among Vive, Rift, & WVR

Road to VR

The HTC Vive Pro, while not officially designated in the data, appears to have slowly snuck into the standings, likely making up a missing 1.81% ( +0.39% ) of the pie. The post Latest Steam VR Headset Marketshare Data Stable Among Vive, Rift, & WVR appeared first on Road to VR.

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