The Cast of The Princess Bride Will Reunite for a Virtual Table Read to Benefit the Wisconsin Democratic Party

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Ignoring Scientists' Advice, Wisconsin Will Allow Hunters to Kill 300 Wolves This Fall

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A new state policy could imperil that progress: Wisconsin’s Natural Resources Board voted last week to allow hunters to kill up to 300 wolves during a fall killing period this year, ignoring recommendations from an advisory… Read more.


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Wisconsin Pharmacist Who Destroyed Hundreds of Covid-19 Vaccine Doses Sentenced to 3 Years Prison

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On Tuesday, a federal judge sentenced Steven Brandenburg, the Wisconsin pharmacist whom police say deliberately sabotaged hundreds of covid-19 vaccine doses last December, to three years in federal prison, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

Apparently Foxconn's Wisconsin LCD Factory Is Fake

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Last week, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) rejected electronics maker Foxconn’s tax subsidy application for failing to not only hire the number of employees it promised, but to build a Gen 10.5 foxconn wisconsin donald trump scott walker factory

Leaked Data Reportedly Shows Cops Donated to Kyle Rittenhouse's Legal Defense Fund

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Woman Who Stabbed Her Friend for Slender Man at Age 12 Is Getting Released Early

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Engage in the Ultimate Form of Self-Care by Buying a Simmons Beautyrest Mattress, 65% Off!

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Hackers used altered invoices to steal $2.3 million, says Wisconsin Republican Party

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In the swing state of Wisconsin, the state's Republican Party says hackers stole $2.3 Wisconsin Republican Party Chairman Andrew Hitt told the Associated Press that invoices from four vendors, who distributed direct mail and merchandise for the Trump campaign, were altered. Most polls show a tight race in Wisconsin, although a recent Washington Post-ABC News poll shows former Vice President Joe Biden leading Trump by a whopping 17 points.

Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched Is an Essential Folk Horror Encyclopedia

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'The Princess Bride' cast is reuniting to raise money for Wisconsin Democrats

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Wisconsin Democrats are hoping those folks will pony up some cash to see the cast get together. It seems like the film's cast aren't big fans of President Donald Trump, who won Wisconsin's electoral college votes in the 2016 election.

Here's what Trump paid for each new Biden vote in Wisconsin

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In one of his last-ditch efforts to wrest the electoral college away from President-elect Joe Biden, Donald Trump spent big on a partial recount in Wisconsin. More about Culture , Wisconsin , Trump , Recount , and Biden. Culture Wisconsin Trump Recount Biden

Whistleblower Alleges AT&T Overcharged Underfunded Schools for Phone and Internet Service

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Foxconn Won't Get Tax Subsidies After Failing to Deliver Factory and Jobs It Promised

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President Trump promised that a Foxconn manufacturing plant would create 13,000 jobs in the state of Wisconsin, even calling it the “eighth wonder of the world.” foxconn wisconsin donald trump factory scott walker tony evers

Zuckerberg Admits That Facebook Screwed Up by Ignoring Milita Group Complaints Before Kenosha Shooting

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Facebook made “an operational mistake” in ignoring reports about a page encouraging an armed militia to “defend” Kenosha, Wisconsin, against Black Lives Matter protestors, CEO Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged in a video post Friday.

U.S. Could See 2,000 Covid-19 Deaths Per Day by Christmas: Report

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The Violent Fantasy of Kyle Rittenhouse

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Kyle Rittenhouse, the Illinois teen charged with shooting three protestors in Kenosha, Wisconsin, gets the fanmail congratulating him on his heroic exploits in juvenile detention, because he is 17 years old.

New U.S. Postal Service Delivery Vehicle Design Receives Mixed Reactions Online

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Postal Service held a press conference on Tuesday to announce the agency has awarded a $482 million contract to Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Defense for a new fleet of vehicles scheduled to be rolled out in 2023. Officials at the U.S.

The cast of HBO's 'Veep' is reuniting to help elect Joe Biden in 2020

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Donations of any amount made here guarantee attendance to the one-time stream, and they benefit the Democratic Party of Wisconsin. All roads to the White House go through the great state of Wisconsin," Louis-Dreyfus explained of the event's intent in her announcement.

Hand Tracking Wristband Brings More Detailed Hand Movements To VR & AR


The minds over at Cornell University’s SciFi Lab , along with help from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, have come up with a unique wristband device that uses four small (9.30mm) synchronized thermal cameras to deliver more precise VR and AR hand tracking experiences.

How Shrekfest keeps the 20-year legacy of 'Shrek' alive

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He planned to incorporate everything advertised on the fake event page into real-life Shrekfest and hold it in Madison, Wisconsin, where fake Shrekfest had been suppose to occur.

Facebook will remove posts praising Atlanta shooting

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Facebook has previously classified shootings, such as the one at the Black Lives Matter protest in Kenosha, Wisconsin last summer, with this designation.

Mark Zuckerberg blames Facebook contractors for Kenosha militia fiasco

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Notably, The Verge reports that the event page issued a "call to arms" — not in response to Wisconsin police shooting Jacob Blake seven times in the back , but rather the protests demanding justice for the shooting.

John Oliver takes a disturbing deep dive into U.S. voter suppression

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Unsurprisingly, many of these efforts have been concentrated in the States that were closest in last year's election — Georgia, Arizona and Wisconsin — and (also unsurprisingly) many of these efforts target voting methods favoured by people of colour.

How to support the surge of Native American voters long before the next election

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This was an untapped resource in the voting population," says Dee Sweet (of the Chippewa tribe), who worked with Wisconsin Native Vote to get Indigenous people to vote in the 2020 election. Indigenous voters showed up in force for the 2020 election, a marked increase from 2016.

Watch John Oliver's stark, furious breakdown of the links between the RNC and Kenosha violence

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Oliver then drew a line between the rhetoric and outright lies sprayed at serious volume at the Republican National Convention last week and the protests and then violence that erupted in Kenosha, Wisconsin almost simultaneously following the police shooting of Jacob Blake, an unarmed Black man.

Why everyone should understand 'racial trauma' right now

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It's how a Black person's heart and mind may seize upon seeing the video of the recent attack in Kenosha, Wisconsin, or reading about it in the news. Racial trauma is what happens when a Black man like Jacob Blake is shot seven times in the back by a police officer.

Researchers Show FingerTrak, A Hand Tracking Wristband For AR/VR Input

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Developed by Cornell University’s SciFi Lab with assistance from University of Wisconsin, Madison researchers, FingerTrak uses a deep neural network to stitch together input from three or four miniature thermal cameras mounted around the wrist, collectively capturing an entire hand pose.

Milwaukee Is Being Sued Over Mandatory Augmented Reality Permits


Apparently developing an AR game in Wisconsin isn’t as simple as it seems. Developers of Candy Lab AR took the entirety of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, to court over a bizarre permit requirement they claim impedes on their first amendment rights. Friday was a historic day for virtual and augmented reality.

A first look at the Tundra Labs HDK

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Tundra is based in the Titletowntech building in Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA, a state-of-the-art facility built by Green Bay Packers and Microsoft to act as a start-up incubator for small tech companies.

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Enter The Monarchy


With Frogworld , the first public NatureSims™ VR prototype, now available on Oculus and Steam, I am turning back to the project that first inspired me to start along this path.

LiveLike Adds DVR-Like Replay To Live VR Broadcasts


Just this past Saturday on December 3rd, LiveLike handled the broadcast of the Wisconsin vs Penn State game in VR through the Fox Sports VR application. We’re at an early point in the expansion of the virtual reality industry where a lot of “firsts” will be claimed as companies blaze their own paths toward prominence.

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Creating Immersive Learning Experiences

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As Jen Zurawski, an educator with Wisconsin’s West De Pere School District, puts it: “With Expeditions, our students had access to a wide range of tours outside our geographical area, but we wanted to create tours here in our own community.” Google harnesses the power of photos and street view to deliver simplified VR development for teachers and students.

Upload LIVE Show Weekly Recap: 10/30/16


Carrying the Tilt Brush Tuesdays tradition, we had Danny Bittman in from magical studio in Wisconsin to show us his creation in a collaborative Tilt Brush painting for the Doctor Strange Trailer. Every week, we are Live at Five on Facebook to show you all the latest and greatest VR experiences that we can get our hands on. Every show is shot using a green screen and an HTC Vive in the Mixed Reality mode to give you the best angles to watch.

Photos of workers fighting for a better life to help you celebrate Labor Day

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Protesters return to the Capitol Building rotunda in Madison, Wisconsin, after Gov. This Labor Day, put down your burger and White Claw, and spend some time thinking about the American worker.

Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

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Wisconsin. 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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LiveLike Adds DVR-Like Replay To Live VR Broadcasts


Just this past Saturday on December 3rd, LiveLike handled the broadcast of the Wisconsin vs Penn State game in VR through the Fox Sports VR application. We’re at an early point in the expansion of the virtual reality industry where a lot of “firsts” will be claimed as companies blaze their own paths toward prominence.

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EON Reality Presents at Nordic VR Forum

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At the 2018 edition of the Nordic VR Forum, EON Reality Norway didn’t just attend Hamar’s distinguished virtual reality conference but also presented the “ Jesper on Wheels ” project to an eager crowd. With hundreds of attendees from 10 different nations and even more viewers following along with the event’s livestreams online, the annual event proved successful in every way.