Sat.Aug 06, 2022

Attend A Metaverse Job Fair In VR Later This Month

VRScout

Connect with immersive technology professionals in VR via Mozilla Hubs. Interested in working in the field of immersive technology?

Are the Colors in Webb Telescope Images 'Fake'?

GizModo VR

On July 12, the first full-color images from the Webb Space Telescope showed countless nebulae, galaxies, and a gassy exoplanet as they had never been seen before. But Webb only collects infrared and near-infrared light, which the human eye cannot see—so where are these gorgeous colors coming from?

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VR Awards 2022 Finalists: Resident Evil 4, Zenith & More Nominated For GOTY

Upload VR

The VR Awards announced the finalists for the upcoming 2022 ceremony, which includes titles like Resident Evil 4, Moss: Book II and Zenith: The Lost City nominated for VR Game of the Year.

Bad Bunny's Big Rig and 9 Other Famous Pop Culture Stays on Airbnb

GizModo VR

It is my firm belief that only Bad Bunny could make a black big rig look like an appealing place to stay. And it is cool: A floor-to-ceiling pink bedroom complete with its own mini staircase and flower bed seems pretty dope. Read more.

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Are You Still Watching? How to Create Engaging Presentations for Virtual Learning

Speaker: Richard Goring, Director at BrightCarbon

Remote meetings are here to stay - and so is the Zoom fatigue that many experience. The importance of compelling content is more apparent than ever. In this webinar, learn how PowerPoint provides terrific tools to create the kind of dynamic visual content you need to capture your remote audience’s attention. Come along to this masterclass packed with live demonstrations of how to create compelling presentations for successful meetings in a virtual and hybrid environment. In this webinar, you will learn how to: Create dynamic visuals that support persuasive stories to engage your audience Develop professional-looking designs for presentations and other content Become a PowerPoint legend with techniques to make effective presentations quickly and easily June 30th, 2022 at 9:30 am PDT, 12:30 pm EDT, 5:30 pm GMT

NASA gets ready for Artemis lunar launch later this month

Digital Trends

NASA is getting ready for a new era of lunar exploration with the upcoming Artemis I mission launch. Now, teams are working on final testing and preparations. News Space Artemis NASA space

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Paget Brewster on Hypochondriac and returning to Criminal Minds

Digital Trends

Paget Brewster sat down with Digital Trends to discuss her role in Hypochondriac, and why she's excited to return for the Criminal Minds revival.

We Are Not Freaking Out Enough About Climate Change

GizModo VR

We could be facing a “climate endgame,” and the concept of climate change ending human existence is a “dangerously underexplored topic,” says a troubling new research paper.

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Be honest. Your next laptop doesn’t need a headphone jack

Digital Trends

Thanks to the Dell XPS 13 Plus, the debate over headphone jacks has returned. But this time, it's different. Computing Features dell xps 13 plus Laptops

San Diego Citizens Wrest Control of Surveillance Tech Away From Police

GizModo VR

San Diego is joining a growing list of cities taking official action against the unregulated use of emergent police surveillance technologies. Read more.

Who C.A.R.E.S.!? How Learning Got Its Bad Rap & What We Can Do About It

Speaker: Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer at ELB Learning

Since when has learning and development become such a negative experience with learners? Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer for ELB Learning, will introduce a new learning framework called the C.A.R.E.S Learning Effectiveness Model.

Skip tiny solar on your next camping trip. There is a better, easier way

Digital Trends

Solar power is great, but it's not worth spending a long time babysitting a tiny panel just to get a decent charge. Features Mobile Solar power sustainability

Warner Bros.' DC Comics Problem is Warner Bros. Itself

GizModo VR

The word “plan” in relation to the film industry, particularly as it pertains to IP blockbusters , is a dirty word at this point.

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Patton Oswalt on mastering the art of cringe comedy in I Love My Dad

Digital Trends

The Sandman's Patton Oswalt and the cast of I Love My Dad talk about their favorite moments making the cringe comedy and why it's ideal to see in a theater. Features Movies & TV dark comedies Entertainment interviews I Love My Dad patton oswalt

Spider-Man is 60, Swinging, and Succeeding

GizModo VR

On August 1, 1962, Marvel Comics’ Amazing Fantasy #15 by Steve Ditko and Stan Lee debuted, and with it, Spider-Man. Read more.

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How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

See elements as colors in this galaxy where stars are being born

Digital Trends

A stunning image of the starburst galaxy NGC 4303 shows different elements in different colors, giving a peek into how stars form. News Space space Very Large Telescope

Amazon's Lord of the Rings TV Show Almost Involved Peter Jackson, Until.

GizModo VR

Amazon’s upcoming Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power series has a big pedigree to live up to beyond bringing the world of author J.R.R. Tolkien to life. Warner Bros.’

Wish a very happy 10th landing anniversary to Mars rover Curiosity

Digital Trends

Today NASA's Curiosity rover celebrates 10 years on the red planet, and it's still going strong. News Space Curiosity Mars space

The Superheroic Kaiju No. 8 Will Receive an Anime Adaptation

GizModo VR

Every manga these days seems practically guaranteed to receive an anime adaptation before it hits 100 chapters, and it’s especially true for the shonen genre.

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The Key to Getting the Best Out of Video-Based Practice & Coaching

Speaker: Micah Eppler, Account Executive for Rehearsal of eLearning Brothers

Join Micah Eppler from eLearning Brothers to see hands-on examples of how organizations are transforming outcomes with video-based training strategies.

Best smart ambient lighting by room

Digital Trends

Trying to make your home more comfortable and relaxing? Smart lighting can help! Here's what to add in every room. Products Smart Home ambient lighting proactive evergreen smart bulbs smart home smart lighting

How the Girls Became the Paper Girls

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When did 5G come out? The long, complicated history of its release

Digital Trends

Although 2022 will be heralded as the year 5G went mainstream, we’ve traveled a long and winding road to get here. Features Mobile 5G AT&T C-band mmWave Sprint T-Mobile Verizon

Releases Recap: August 1 – 5

Oculus

This week, we released a bunch of titles and updates across the Quest and Rift Platforms. Here’s a rundown of the highlights

Immersing the Curious Mind in VR: Why You’re Missing Out on Proven ROI!

Speaker: John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO, CenarioVR® Creator

Join John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO and creator of the award-winning VR course builder CenarioVR®, to find out why organizations choose immersive learning and how they've used innovative approaches.

How engineers fixed Lucy spacecraft’s solar array issue as it whizzed through space

Digital Trends

NASA's Lucy spacecraft had a troubled start to its mission, with a deployment issue affecting its solar power system. Here's how they fixed it. News Space Lucy NASA space

Demon Throttle is an awesome retro shooter you’ll probably never play

Digital Trends

Demon Throttle is a brand new physical-only game but will ultimately face some of the same issues that plague lost digital media. Features Gaming demon throttle devolver digital digital games Discovery Doinksoft HBO Max physical games

I built my own gaming keyboard for the price of buying one — and it’s so much better

Digital Trends

Gaming keyboards continue to get more expensive. It's time to ditch mainstream brands and build your own keyboard that will last a lifetime. Computing Features best keyboards gaming keyboards key switches mechanical keyboards

‘Wordle’ today, August 7: Answer, hints, and help for word of the day (#414)

Digital Trends

Trying to solve today's Wordle? If you're stuck, we've got a few hints that will help you keep your Wordle streak alive. Gaming News wordle wordle answer wordle help wordle today

Everyone Wins! How Games Can Improve Learning Outcomes Across Multiple Generations

Speaker: Stephen Baer, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of The Game Agency

Nearly 70% of American adults play video games. Stephen Baer, Chief Creative Officer at The Game Agency, will discuss each generation’s unique learning styles and identify game types that appeal to each one and improve your learning outcomes.