'We're Going To Be Finding Bodies For Weeks,' Kentucky Governor Says About Flood

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At least 28 people have died in the floods that have hit eastern Kentucky, according to the latest update from the state. And Kentucky’s Governor warns the death toll is going to get much worse in the coming days and weeks.

At Least 16 People Killed in Devastating Kentucky Floods

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At least 16 people are dead in Eastern Kentucky after heavy rains pounded the state on Thursday, flooding roads and towns and forcing rescuers to save people stranded on rooftops and in trees.

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Why NASA is dropping three probes through Earth’s atmosphere today

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News Cygnus ISS Kentucky Re-Entry Probe Experiment spaceA supply craft returning from the ISS today will perform one final scientific investigation using a set of probes to collect data on heat shielding.

Everything announced at Annapurna Interactive Showcase 2022

Digital Trends

From Thirsty Suitors to The Lost Wild, this is everything announced during Annapurna Interactive showcase 2022.

Why These States Just Opened An Investigation Against TikTok

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States' attorneys general from California, Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Jersey, Tennessee, and Vermont are now investigating TikTok.

Ford's New Ad Pokes Fun at Elon Musk's Loud Mouth and Thin Skin

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elon musk white south african people tesla spacex justin trudeau tesla inc ford motor company businesspeople views of elon musk musk family the kentucky derby adolf hitler spacex mars program hyperloop leadersFord Motor Company has just 2.5% of the U.S. electric vehicle market.

7 Companies That Changed Names Because Their Brands Had Problems

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Facebook has plans to change its name as soon as next week , according to a new report from the Verge , and it’s no surprise why. The social media giant’s brand has become toxic after years of scandals, from the Cambridge Analytica data debacle to helping promote violence in Myanmar. Read more.

2020: The Year of AR and VR for Education and Training

EON Reality

In my time with the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, I was first introduced to the concept of using virtual reality (3D stereographic presentation), as a means to change and improve the teaching and learning process. EON Reality’s Director for U.S

Kentucky’s Primary Is a Test for the Green New Deal

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charles booker coal kentucky mitch mcconnellBesides President Donald Trump, there’s no Republican who environmentalists are more keen to unseat this autumn than Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Two primary challengers have very different ideas of how to do so. Read more.

The U.S. military really, really wants the world to see its autonomous Black Hawk helicopter

Mashable VR

An autonomous UH-60A Black Hawk helicopter completed its first successful flight test over a military base in Kentucky. With a proprietary system developed by DARPA , the chopper flew effortlessly for 30 minutes without a pilot onboard

This Amazon facility worth $1.5B is aiming to speed up your deliveries

Digital Trends

Amazon has opened a huge facility in Kentucky that will serve as Amazon Air’s main U.S. cargo center, processing millions of customer packages every week. News Amazon Online Shopping

Facebook Plans to Change Its Name Because the Brand is Absolutely Toxic: Report

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This Hand Gesture Popularized on TikTok Led to the Rescue of Abducted Girl, Police Say

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A distress signal made popular on TikTok may have led to the ultimate rescue of a 16-year-old girl being held in a man’s car on a Kentucky highway, according to local authorities.

EON-XR Global User Workshop May 2022

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Prior to joining EON, Jamie served in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System as System Director of Professional Development and Innovation, Director of Visualized learning and workforce development. EON-XR GLOBAL USER WORKSHOP. MAY 25, 2022.

The Creepiest VR Job Training Sim Ever! – KFC’s The Hard Way

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OK… so this has to be the creepiest job training sim that I have ever seen.Some of you might remember that a while ago there was some buzz in the press that KFC had released a Virtual Reality training simulation for new employees to teach them the basics of making Original Recipe chicken. When I first read about this I of course didn’t really believe that it was true, well that was until KFC sent me a copy.

How Climate Change May Have Contributed to the Deadly Quad State Tornado Outbreak

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Fighting back tears, Kentucky Gov. The death toll from Friday night’s destructive tornado outbreak in six states continues to rise. Andy Beshear said Monday that there are now 64 confirmed deaths in his state alone with at least 100 more people who are unaccounted for. Read more.

EON-XR Global User Workshop

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Prior to joining EON, Jamie served in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System as System Director of Professional Development and Innovation, Director of Visualized learning and workforce development.

Louisville Police Take Down Inmate Lookup Site Amid Mass Arrest of Protesters

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An estimated 127 people have been arrested since protesters took to the streets of Louisville, Kentucky, on Wednesday after a grand jury chose not to charge three officers for Breonna Taylor’s death. With hundreds more expected to be detained in the coming weeks, the Information Systems Team at the Louisville Metro… Read more. police cybersecurity

EON-XR Global User Workshop March 2022

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Prior to joining EON, Jamie served in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System as System Director of Professional Development and Innovation, Director of Visualized learning and workforce development. EON-XR GLOBAL USER WORKSHOP. MARCH 23, 2022.

The South Faces Dangerous 'High Risk' Weather and Tornadoes

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Ten states from Kentucky to Florida could see tornadoes, hail, damaging straight-line winds, and heavy rain as storms move through the region. Wednesday marks the first of two extremely dangerous days of weather across the South. The bullseye of high-impact weather will then shift to the Carolinas and Mid-Atlantic on… Read more.

Oculus’ ‘Venues’ To Broadcast Breeders’ Cup Thoroughbred Horse Race Live In VR

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Taking place at the Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky, this annual two-day competition brings together some of the most talented Grade 1 thoroughbreds on the circuit. Two days of world-class horse racing presented live via an “arena-like” experience.

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Surgery Training Platform ‘Osso VR’ Now Used by 1,000 Surgeons Monthly

Road to VR

The company says that leading hospitals using the platform include Brown University, Vanderbilt University, Hospital for Special Surgery, Marshall University, Newcastle Simulation Centre, The University of Hawaii, UCLA, University of Washington, Wake Forest Baptiste Health, University of Kentucky, University of Utah, and New York University.

'Gravity Falls' creator Alex Hirsch reveals the pettiest things Disney censors tried to cut

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Each one still haunts me" He also provided a direct example of the result of one of these excruciating exchanges, posting a three-second clip of a character saying "There one was a man from Kentucky."

Breonna’s Garden: An AR Experience to Foster Healing

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Taylor, a 26-year-old African-American woman, was fatally shot by plainclothes police when she was hit by 6 of the 32 bullets that were fired into her Louisville, Kentucky home.

Abortion funds and reproductive justice networks need our help

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Midwest/Central Kentucky Health Justice Network The Kentucky Health Justice Network provides reproductive healthcare through direct support, educational campaigns, and other outreach to communities. On May 2, a U.S.

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This Restaurant Will Let You Paint With Sauces in VR

VRScout

24 – Western Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt. Zaxby’s is taking an interactive HTC VIVE experience on tour to tailgaters across the country. With over 700 locations across 17 states, quick service chicken restaurant Zaxby’s is giving college football fans a taste of something new while tailgating this season. The “Zaxby’s Fanz of Flavor” tour is hitting the road with a full-sized wooden barn where you can get your hands on the HTC VIVE and a few custom interactive VR experiences.

2020 – The Year of AR and VR for Education and Training

EON Reality

In my time at the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, I was first introduced to the concept of using virtual reality (3D stereographic presentation), as a means to change and improve the teaching and learning process.

How the XR Community Celebrates Black History Month (Black Futures Month?)

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The experience will make its world premiere at SXSW next month and will also be in Breonna’s hometown of Louisville Kentucky for her birthday, June 5.

If there was only one game CatsAndVR needed to play at GDC17 it was SUPER FURRY NEON CAT HEADS!

Cats and VR

Super Furry Neon Cat Heads was designed by group of game developers in Lexington Kentucky who created it during an exhausting drive to the MIT Reality Virtually Hackathon. Well thanks to my super RADD day job I only got to spend one day on the GDC floor this year. Knowing how amazing GDC has been for me in the past and now finally going in with some development experience it made me a bit sad to only be at GDC for one day.

TikTok's eel pit guy on his chihuahua, internet fame, and life expectancy

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Nick Tobler is a 25-year-old aquarium store manager in Kentucky, but you might know him better as TikTok' s eel pit guy.

Apple's digital ID is finally here, and so are the privacy concerns

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Up next, according to Apple, are Colorado, Hawaii, Mississippi, Ohio, Puerto Rico, Connecticut, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Oklahoma, and Utah. Apple just took another step on its one device quest.

Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

Road to VR

Kentucky. Haven’t been able to make it to any of the big gaming expos (or you don’t know anyone with the $3,000 AR headset)? Microsoft Stores across the US and Canada are now hosting free HoloLens demos, so you can finally see what the hubbub is all about.

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NextVR Raises $80 Million with an Eye on International Expansion

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Open and the Masters Tournament, the Kentucky Derby, the DAYTONA 500, the International Champions Cup (ICC) , and recently signed an agreement with live entertainment firm Live Nation to “broadcast hundreds of live, cutting-edge performances in virtual reality to music fans worldwide.” NextVR, a firm specializing in live VR streaming, has today announced an $80 million Series B investment with which the company aims to expand international operations.

The 'Petro-Masculinity' of This Weekend's Trump Highway Rallies

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This weekend, highways from Texas to Kentucky to New Jersey were overrun with Trump-supporting caravans. They tried to run a Joe Biden campaign bus off the road , held up traffic, shut down a bridge, and generally pissed people off and intimidated them.

‘Google Earth VR’ Lets You Experience the Total Solar Eclipse Right Now

Road to VR

Released in an August 12th update, Google has added a new menu function that lets you activate Monday’s total solar eclipse, which can be seen as it passed through 14 US states: Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Wyoming.

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Facebook Acquires FacioMetrics To Add ‘Fun Effects’ To Photos and Videos

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Users of FacioMetrics’ technology span the academic and tech industry worlds and include Lightricks, Anki, Meograph, University of Kentucky, Carnegie Mellon University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and a “leading social networking company” — perhaps Facebook? Facebook acquired face recognition technology provider FacioMetrics to beef up the social network giant’s photo and video capabilities. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Seattle Startup Viar360 Coming Out To Public with an Immersive Journalism Platform

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Viar360 is already being used in 12 top American Journalistic Schools such as Syracuse University , University of Kentucky , Penn State University , Michigan State University , University of Missouri , San Jose State University and others. Virtual Reality and 360˚ video have already stepped into our lives and by now there are a couple of big players who are utilizing the power of this medium.