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Student Builds Volumetric 3D TV To Complete Bachelor’s Program

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Stream 3D holographic imagery in real-time. When it comes to modern-day POV-Displays , like those LED fans that spin to create “holographic” imagery, Jan Jessen—aka u/Evlmnkey —is far from impressed.

Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs Review – A Shooting Success

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Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs released in 2019, bringing the famed franchise into VR for the first time. Since its release, the game has received a wealth of updates and new content. But does the transition to VR bode well for the birds or does it all come crumbling down?

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200,000 Buddhists Gathered on a Giant Screen Via Zoom to Celebrate One of Their Holiest Holidays

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There’s no doubt that pandemic fatigue is high. I get it. Heck, my area has restrictions right now. But it’s important to remember that there are ways that we can get together as a community while being safe and considerate of others.

22 years after The Matrix, simulation hypothesis movies are booming again

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The late 1990s were arguably when simulation hypothesis movies burst into the popular consciousness -- but now they're making a big comeback in 2021. Features Movies & TV Entertainment simulation The Matrix VR

SolarWinds Officials Throw Intern Under the Bus for ‘solarwinds123’ Password Fail

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The SolarWinds drama just won’t stop. It’s a tale of Russian hackers—and potentially Chinese hackers—alleged email spying, and a gaping hole of security vulnerabilities that seems to get worse as more details come to light.

Moore’s law is reaching its limits. Could graphene circuits help?

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The number of transistors that chipmakers can pack into an integrated circuit is reaching the upper limit of what's possible. Wrinkled graphene could fix that. Features graphene Moore's Law

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This tiny, round probe could explore caves on the moon

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Most exploration of the moon focuses on its surface, but a trio of missions proposed to ESA would head below ground to explore the subterranean lunar world. News ESA Moon space

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Bots Reportedly Helped Fuel GameStonks Hype on Facebook, Twitter, and Other Platforms

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The s0-called GameStonks saga had some help from automated bots hyping up “meme” stocks on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube, according to an analysis by the cybersecurity firm PiiQ Media reviewed by Reuters. Read more.

NASA renames its headquarters after ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary Jackson

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This week, NASA celebrated an iconic figure from its past, Mary Jackson, by renaming its headquarters in her honor. News mary jackson NASA space

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Raven the Science Maven Has a Message for Aspiring STEM Workers: Be Your Unapologetic Self

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Diversity has always been an issue in STEM. Although a 2018 Pew report found that women make up half of the U.S. workforce in STEM occupations, it also found that their presence varies widely across occupational clusters and education levels.

What’s the difference between Windows 8 and 10?

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If you're still on Windows 8, you should give Windows 10 a look and compare their core differences. Don't wait too long -- support for Windows 8 ends in 2023. Computing Mobile Microsoft Tier 4 versus Windows 10 Windows 8

FDA Authorizes J&J Covid-19 Shot, Adding Millions of Doses to Total Vaccine Supply

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Yet another vaccine is now part of our arsenal of weapons against the covid-19 pandemic. On Saturday, the Food and Drug Administration granted an emergency use authorization (EUA) to the one-dose shot developed by Johnson & Johnson.

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What is Windows Polaris? Microsoft’s defunct UI explained

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What is Windows Polaris? It was a component of Microsoft's supposed Windows Core OS project. Here's how it worked in the overall modular Windows picture. Computing Tier 4 what is Windows 10 Windows Core OS Windows Polaris

Great, Now the PlayStation Network Is Down Too

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This has been a rough week for anyone trying to play games online. Sony’s PlayStation Network began experiencing issues Friday afternoon, and the outage seems to have persisted into the weekend based on the PSN status page.

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5G home internet: Carriers, coverage, and plans

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5G often refers to mobile 5G, or the replacement to 4G and the connection that you'll get on your phone. But there are also 5G home internet services. Mobile News 5G 5G Home Internet 5G Network

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Tomb Raider Showrunner Tasha Huo Is Joining Joey Soloway to Write Red Sonja

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Red Sonja has been a long, long time coming, but with a very welcome addition, it’s time to get the show on the road. Read more. joey soloway red sonja tomb raider tasha huo daybreak creative works entertainment culture netflix lgbt people bryan singer video games showrunners

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How to use a blue light filter on your phone

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Blue light from your phone disrupting your sleep? We'll show you how to use a blue light filter on your device to help you get a better night's shut-eye. Android Apple How-To Mobile Blue Light blue light filters night mode Night Shift Tier 4

NASA's Perseverance has a little 'family portrait' Easter egg

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In 1972, astronaut Charles Duke left a family portrait on the moon. Now, almost 50 years later, another NASA employee keeps its own family close. The Perseverance rover made its monumental landing on Mars on Feb. 18 and it has already sent thousands of raw images back to Earth.

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Gorgeous image of Venus snapped by the Parker Solar Probe on its way past

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NASA has shared a gorgeous image of Venus, captured by the Parker Solar Probe on a flyby of the planet in July last year. News NASA Parker Solar Probe space Venus

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'The Real World' original cast reunites in the first reunion trailer from Paramount+

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MTV's The Real World is typically credited for laying out the blueprint of what we now call reality television. The show's first season, set in New York City, ran in 1992 and now, almost 30 years later, that cast is getting back together for a new Paramount+ series.

This Apple AirPods deal at Amazon is so good it might be a mistake

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Need new buds? Snag the Apple AirPods today at their low price of $129 from Amazon while this deal lasts. Apple Deals Home Theater Airpod deals Amazon 2021 Apple AirPods Home Theater Deals

200,000 Buddhists celebrated a holy day over Zoom and the pictures are beautiful

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On Friday, over 200,000 Buddhists gathered over Zoom to celebrate Makha Bucha Day. One of the holist days to Buddhists, Makha Bucha Day marks the full moon day of the third lunar month. This year, that date was February 26.

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Nuheara IQbuds2 Max review: They’ll level-up your listening

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With hearing aid tech and superb ANC, these go way further than most other earbuds. Home Theater Active Noise Cancellation hearing aids hearing enhancement noise canceling true wireless earbuds Nuheara Nuheara IQBuds2 Max true wireless earbuds

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Where to find free college courses online

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Online learning is a flexible, convenient route to self-improvement.

The cheapest 4K TV deal available today is this crazy discount at Walmart

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This 50-inch 4k TV has built-in Google Assistant as well as Chromecast. Deals Home Theater 4K TV deals Home Theater Deals Sceptre A328 4K Android Smart TV walmart 2021

How social media is driving the Indian farmers protests — and why we can't stop now

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India's farmers are months into one of the largest protests in human history. As they weather rain, cold, violence, and slander, one truth is only gaining momentum with each day: The world is watching.

The best Windows tablets for 2021

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If you're looking to run Windows 10 on a tablet, you have quite a few options to choose from on the market. Here are the best Windows tablets that you can buy. Buying Guides Computing Mobile Best surface Tablets Windows Windows 10

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10 best Google Chrome extensions for productivity

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There's a very good chance the most productive people you know aren't just naturally organized and efficient. Instead, they may be using an entire suite of tools to help them stay on track. Google Chrome extensions are an example of tools that can help with productivity issues.

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Boost Your PC Gaming Experience With 15% off a Redragon Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

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I'm still so emotional about Netflix's 'Fate: The Winx Saga'

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In the fantastical world of Fate: The Winx Saga , emotions make magic. In my real apartment, where I just binged the Netflix YA series for the third time this month, emotions mainly make a mess. We’re coming up on one year of social distancing, and I, like so many others, am exhausted.

Safety Is Sexy, So Get a 60-Pack of Vese KN95 5-Layer Masks For Just $29

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