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‘MissionX’ Arena-Scale VR Laser Tag Out Now On App Lab

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Battle friends and family in immersive free-roam battles using your Oculus (Meta) Quest VR headset. M i ssion X is a killer arena-scale free-roam VR experience that turns any open space—such as a warehouse, basketball court, backyard, or office space—into a virtual battlefield.

Requisition Is Home Alone With Zombies On PC VR

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Another day, another VR zombie game, but Requisition actually has some pretty interesting ideas. Announced this week, Requisition is the latest title from Arcadia, the developer behind psychological VR experience, Hinge.

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Hubble captures an image of the stunning star-forming Prawn Nebula

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When you look to the stars, you might expect to see a planet, a star, or even the ISS, but this week's Hubble image shows something rather unexpected: A Prawn. News Hubble nebula space

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Quest 2 Comes With $50 Store Credit Or Gift Card For Black Friday

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A Black Friday deal is now live for Quest 2 offering new buyers a $50 Oculus store or retailer credit, depending where you buy the standalone VR headset from Meta.

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.

How to watch NASA launch its DART anti-asteroid spacecraft this week

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This week, NASA will launch a spacecraft with a daring mission: To crash into an asteroid to test our planetary defense options. Here's how to watch the launch. News dart how to watch NASA space

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Solar Orbiter to perform its riskiest flyby before heading to the sun

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This week, the Solar Orbiter will perform its riskiest flyby, dipping through the ring of space debris that surrounds Earth before whipping away toward the sun. News ESA solar orbiter space

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Spotify Removes Shuffle as a Default at the Request of Adele, But Don’t Hate, It’s Still There

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Deep down, most of us know that the order songs are listed in on an album actually matters. In the era of streaming, however, it’s easier than ever to skip around, especially with the advent of “shuffle” options.

Hellishly hot planet orbits so close to its star that a year lasts a few days

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A group of astronomers from the Physical Research Laboratory in Ahmedabad, India has discovered a scorching new exoplanet where a year lasts just a few days. News exoplanets hot jupiter space

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Arcane, An Awesome Show, is Getting a Second Season

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League of Legends: Arcane is pretty awesome. Netflix’s first foray into Riot Games ’ extremely popular MOBA and its focus on the sisterly duo of enforcer Vi and explosives anarchist Jinx has been met with pretty strong acclaim from those who’ve watched it.

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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.

Curiosity investigates how to keep Mars explorers safe from radiation

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NASA's Curiosity rover is armed with a radiation detector and is performing experiments into how to protect astronauts from dangerous radiation on Mars. News Curiosity Mars space

Wesley Snipes is Chill With Mahershala Ali as Blade, "No Emotional Loss"

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It was going to happen sooner or later , so it may as well have happened now. When new actors take on the torch of superheroes that were already played by other actors, it’s apparently law that the veteran actor will have to speak on the matter.

Move over, Twitch: Facebook Gaming is steadily on the rise

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There's been a lot of talk around streaming and the viability of certain platforms. Can Facebook Gaming make a dent in a crowded market? Gaming Facebook Facebook gaming Meta Metaverse Streamer Streaming Twitch Twitch streamer twitch streaming YouTube YouTube Gaming

El Salvador’s President Says He Will Build a ‘Bitcoin City’ Powered by a Volcano

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The 40-year-old right-wing president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, is once again betting on bitcoin to propel the country forward.

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.

Best Xbox accessories for the holidays

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Shopping for an Xbox owner? Here are some key accessories to add to your holiday shopping list. Gaming Tech The Halls xbox Xbox Game Pass xbox s xbox x

Rolls-Royce Claims Its All-Electric Plane With the Clunky Name Is the World’s Fastest

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Rolls-Royce has announced that its all-electric plane, dubbed the “Spirit of Innovation,” is the fastest of its kind in the world after it reached a maximum speed of 387.4 mph (623 k/h) in recent flight tests. Read more.

The Walmart tech gift guide you didn’t know you needed in your life

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Buy these fantastic technology based gifts from Walmart for your loved ones this holiday season and they will be delighted. Computing Deals commerce 2021 computing deals deal sponsored walmart 2021

Star Wars' $6000 Cruise Has Lightsaber Training, First Limb Gets Removed for Free

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We’ve spoken in the past about the upcoming Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser resort that’ll let visitors live out their wildest Disney approved cosmic fantasies.

#1022: Biosonification of Fungi & Interspecies Communication with “Mycelia” performance in VRChat by Nanotopia, _ROOT_, & Metaverse Crew

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Tosca Terán (aka Nanotopia) is an interdisciplinary artist at intersections of ecology, bioart, mycology, and sound, and she collaborated in creating the “Mycelia” performance with. Podcast Archive

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Open Channel: What Did You Watch This Weekend? There Was So Much Stuff

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With our more recent Open Channels, we’ve tried to keep the focus on a particular topic, be it a new Marvel movie (real or eventually real ), a horror series , whathaveyou. But since this weekend in particular is a pretty packed one, it made sense to do a free for all. Read more.

SHARK Assault! – Playstation VR “Shark Experience” Gameplay

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Go away a ‘Like' if you guys want extra VR gameplay on the channel! ? CHELS Attempting THE SHARK Match: [link] … supply.

One Piece Celebrates 1000 Episodes With a Throwback OP and a New Film

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Eiichiro Oda’s legendarily long pirate manga One Piece has been around forever, just a little bit long than a good amount of its fans have likely been alive, and ditto its anime adaptation.

Digital Truth Engineer Clarifies A single Notion in 5 Ranges of Trouble | WIRED

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The technological innovation driving contemporary digital truth is promptly evolving, but what specifically allows generate a much better perception of realism and immersion? WIRED has challenged … source.

Don't Blink, Blink and You'll Miss Our Doctor Who Spoiler Zone

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Just how will Doctor Who keep telling stories about one of its most genius one-off ideas that somehow become an ongoing monster , the Weeping Angels?