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Light Field Lab Unveils Modular Holographic Video Wall

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The SolidLight platform is capable of projecting realistic 3D “holograms” without the need for a dedicated headset. Once considered science fiction, holographic technology has evolved at a rapid pace over the last several years.

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How to watch Blue Origin launch William Shatner and others into space this week

Digital Trends

This week, space tourism company Blue Origin will launch a flight to space and back featuring a very special crew member: Star Trek actor William Shatner. News blue origin how to watch space

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Loco Dojo Dev Talks Bringing VR Party Games To Oculus Quest

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Last week saw UK-based Make Real return to the VR gaming scene with a fresh release of its party game, Loco Dojo, on Oculus Quest. We sat down with the team’s Sam Watts in our virtual studio to talk about bringing the experience over to the standalone headset.

4 simple ways to dramatically increase your MacBook’s security

Digital Trends

You might think that MacBooks are super-safe machines, but don't be mistaken. We have four ways to keep your MacBook safe. Computing Apple Mac MacBook MacOS Security

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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.

Sucker Punch Mixes Pong, Boxing And Multiplayer VR Soon On Quest, PC VR

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Set to release later this year, Sucker Punch is a new single and multiplayer VR title that will fuse Pong and boxing together to form something that seems pretty unique.

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Spider-Man and Iron Man Team Up in Manga from Yu-Gi-Oh Creator Kazuki Takahashi

GizModo VR

Earlier this year, Marvel announced a deal with manga publishing giant Viz Media. This month, we’ll finally see the first release from that deal with a manga devoted to Captain Marvel’s cat Goose releasing next week, but Marvel isn’t stopping there. Read more.

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Tesla offers a peek inside its shiny new Giga Berlin factory

Digital Trends

Tesla has offered a peek inside its shiny new Giga Berlin factory that should soon be producing Model Y vehicles for European customers. Cars News electric cars giga berlin Gigafactory Tesla

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Dune's Jason Momoa Made a Love Letter (Video) to Denis Villeneuve

GizModo VR

A few weeks ago, Jason Momoa released a personal behind-the-scenes video for his fight scenes as the preposterously named Duncan Idaho in Dune. It was a cute video that highlighted Momoa’s enthusiasm as a physical actor, so it’s not surprising that he’s followed up with a second video.

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What a game convention afterparty looks like in the age of COVID

Digital Trends

A live, in-person PAX was held for the first time since 2019. But did the PAX Parties survive the pandemic? Gaming Beer culture Party Pax West 2021 VooDoo

How to Train Employees 65% Faster With Virtual Reality

With a rapidly changing economy, Avangrid Renewables looked to virtual reality to develop a standardized form of immersive training in order to onboard and upskill technicians faster than ever before.

Boeing’s Starliner Won't Carry Out Next Test Flight Until 2022

GizModo VR

NASA and Boeing have finally revealed the next possible date for an uncrewed test launch of the company’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft to the International Space Station: the first half of 2022. Read more.

New Chang’e-5 lunar sample includes youngest volcanic moon rocks to date

Digital Trends

A team has analyzed a lunar sample from China's Chang'e-5 spacecraft and found it contains some of the youngest volcanic lunar material discovered to date. News chang'e 5 Moon space

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Facebook Will Tell Teens to ‘Take a Break’ From Instagram and 'Nudge' Them Away From Harmful Content

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Facebook has announced new safety measures for Instagram in response to the storm of criticism it has received in light of documents and testimony from whistleblower Frances Haugen. Read more.

Take a ride on the space station from Texas to Maine

Digital Trends

Enjoy a high-speed ride aboard the International Space Station as it passes over the U.S. at night, from Texas to Maine. News International Space Station ISS space Space Station

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AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

The Coolest and Most Impressive Cosplay From NYCC 2021

GizModo VR

Pop culture fans of all ages flocked to the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan for New York Comic Con 2021 after missing last year’s convention due to covid restrictions. While it was a much lighter crowd this year for safety reasons, there was no lack of fun and out-of-this-world cosplay. Read more.

Mystery of a strange, mirrored double galaxy solved using Hubble data

Digital Trends

A strange object discovered in 2013 seemed to show two perfectly mirrored galaxies. Now astronomers have figured out why. News dark matter Galaxy Hubble space

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Timothée Chalamet blesses the internet with a peek at his 'Wonka' look

Mashable VR

There's not a whole lot to report here, so let's just get to it. It's been a relatively quiet pandemic-era weekend for New York Comic-Con, but waves were made on Sunday when the annual fan event became the stage for our first real look at Wonka.

Deltarune: The biggest unanswered questions left after Chapter 2

Digital Trends

Deltarune Chapter 2 released as a present to Undertale fans. Here are a few unanswered questions left at the end of the latest chapter. Gaming Deltarune indie games Nintendo Switch PC Playstation 4 Toby Fox Undertale

What happens when people talk to their therapists about conspiracy theories? It's tricky.

Mashable VR

The internet is awash in conspiracy theories. No matter how major tech companies like YouTube , Facebook , and Google belatedly try to throttle or ban such content , people sharing misinformation and disinformation find loopholes to spread what they understand as the truth.

Star Trek: Prodigy's Teens Meets Captain Janeway in a New Clip

GizModo VR

For Star Trek: Prodigy , the big draw for older Trekkies will be the return of Kate Mulgrew’s Kathryn Janeway. The captain of Star Trek: Voyager will serve as the holographic advisor to the show’s rambunctious teen aliens who wind up with the experimental U.S.S. Protostar.

Netflix's 'Robin Robin' is the stop-motion wonderland of your holiday dreams

Mashable VR

If your holiday wish was for a picture-perfect tale about celebrating our individuality while trashing someone's house with their own red wine and decorations, consider Robin Robin a wish granted.

Y: The Last Man's Team Looked to Children of Men and I May Destroy You for Inspiration

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Hulu's 'Animaniacs' riff on 'Thundercats' and the '80s in our first look at Season 2

Mashable VR

Nevermind the fact that Animaniacs premiered in 1993. In this, our first look at Season 2 of Hulu's reborn Animaniacs , we get a parody take on the Thundercats opening theme song where the title of the show is "80s Cats". Why not! This is what Animaniacs does.

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Animaniacs Parodies Thundercats in Its First Season 2 Clip

GizModo VR

When Animaniacs returned with a brand new season on Hulu last year, the end result was something nostalgic, but not entirely sure who it was for. New episodes are just a month away from release, and the first look at season two may not change your mind either way. Read more.

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'SNL' torches the tech-dumb Senate in a Facebook whistleblower cold open

Mashable VR

Remember how Sen. Richard Blumenthal seemed hilariously lost in his questions about "finsta" accounts at the Facebook whistleblower hearing? Well, Saturday Night Live sure took note.

The Walking Dead Wages the Battle of Meridian With a Bang, a Stab, and a Betrayal

GizModo VR

Sometimes, not often, The Walking Dead gets it exactly right. Tonight’s episode—the final of the first eight-episode chunk of season 11—finally pitted Maggie (Lauren Cohen) and her herd against the Reapers at Meridian, with an incognito Daryl (Norman Reedus) caught in the middle. There were rants.

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Every famous, hot rich guy (and Amy Schumer) lines up to date Kim Kardashian on 'SNL'

Mashable VR

Surely you've heard by now that Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West are divorcing. So when Kim hosted Saturday Night Live for the first time, a sketch parody of The Bachelorette had to crank up the fun factor to 11.

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Its Like Get in touch with of Duty in VR.

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Its like Connect with of Responsibility in VR! Zero Caliber is an FPS Recreation in VR. This is my 1st time participating in this video game on the Oculus Rift S! This video clip delivers gameplay of Zero … Source.

She taught a generation to type. But who is the real Mavis Beacon?

Mashable VR

Grab your magnifying glass and get ready to investigate as Mashable uncovers Big/Little Mysteries. The world's most famous typing teacher was born in a garage in Sherman Oaks, Calif., more than three decades ago.

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