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Online sports betting has never been easier and that's sorta terrifying

Mashable VR

I learned this the hard way in mid-January during an NFL playoff game between the Los Angeles Rams and Arizona Cardinals. As recently as 2014, college basketball players at the University of Texas-El Paso were kicked off the team for betting on sporting events, which didn't even include games they played in. Down, but not out.

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Jeremy Bailenson talks about 1,000,000 Walmart employees training with VR, presence, and the VR “empathy machine”

The Ghost Howls

I spoke with him about many topics, like why VR is so good for training (and he told me that his company Strivr has trained more than ONE MILLION Walmart employees in VR ), if it is true that VR is the “ultimate empathy machine”, how much is graphical fidelity important for presence, and of course also about his encounter with Zuck.

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The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.08.25): Lots of new VR content previewed, Sony acquires Insomniac, Matrix 4 in the works and much more!

The Ghost Howls

The solution is part of Mediapipe, the framework to create machine-learning-based solutions , and offers 21-points hand tracking on your mobile phone. Google releases an opensource library for hand tracking. Google has released opensource a library for tracking your hands on a mobile device.

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