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12 Ways to Leverage Google Drive in the Classroom

12 Ways to Leverage Google Drive in the Classroom | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
12 Ways to Leverage The Power of Google Drive in Your Classroom Instruction ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on Informática Educativa y TICs curated by Fernando de la Cruz Naranjo Grisales (12 Ways to Leverage The Power of Google Drive...
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3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech
Covering the use of 3D design, printing and virtual worlds in education, but also lots of other geeky-cool school stuff, 3D or not.
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Making A Game Of It: Gamification and Retention 

Making A Game Of It: Gamification and Retention  | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Games are fun. It’s no coincidence they’re most often associated with the verb “to play.” This is why gamification is such a big deal these days.
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How IT can prepare for VR, AR and MR in the enterprise

How IT can prepare for VR, AR and MR in the enterprise | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality tools are coming to the workplace sooner than you think. Is your IT department ready?
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OK, OK...we're getting ready already! ;)

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The Plan to Put a 3-D Printer With Robot Arms Into Orbit

The Plan to Put a 3-D Printer With Robot Arms Into Orbit | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Made in Space wants to launch a 3-D printer with robot arms into orbit to build too-big-to-launch satellites and telescopes.
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Now this is geeky-cool stuff. ;)

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Tiny robots crawl through mouse’s stomach to heal ulcers

Tiny robots crawl through mouse’s stomach to heal ulcers | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Bacterial infections in mice have been cleared up by bubble-propelled micromotors that swim through the stomach and release antibiotic payloads - and then dissolve in stomach acid
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Drones are planting an entire forest from the sky

Drones are planting an entire forest from the sky | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
An Irish startup is using drones to help residents replant an entire forest from the sky.
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How China’s cutting-edge drones are transforming the nation

How China’s cutting-edge drones are transforming the nation | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
From monitoring pollution to displaying ‘fireworks’ to revolutionising farming, the sky’s the limit for these hi-tech flying machines
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Now this is geeky-cool stuff! 

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How to differentiate between virtual and augmented reality

How to differentiate between virtual and augmented reality | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
People are already confused about virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR), 360-degree video and heads-up displays. It will get worse before it gets better.
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Just in case you're still wondering. ;)

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Finally: An AR App That Injects the Internet Into Real Life

Finally: An AR App That Injects the Internet Into Real Life | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Mirage doesn't just uncover secret messages—it lets the internet ooze out of your phone and into your surroundings.
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Gotta check this out...when I have some time. ;)

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Companion Robots Are Here. Just Don't Fall in Love With Them

Companion Robots Are Here. Just Don't Fall in Love With Them | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
If we don’t learn how to manage relationships with robots that look and act more like humans, we're in for heartbreak.
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I'm not making any promises. ;)

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Augmented reality is about to look a whole lot better in the real world

Augmented reality is about to look a whole lot better in the real world | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Making virtual images look good against a real-world backdrop is not easy, but this might be a good fix.
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10 best VR apps for Google Cardboard

10 best VR apps for Google Cardboard | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
VR is taking off in a big way and Google Cardboard may be leading the way. Check out this list of awesome VR apps and games for Android!
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School year starts in two weeks! 

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Watch a Homemade Robot Crack a Safe in Just 15 Minutes

Watch a Homemade Robot Crack a Safe in Just 15 Minutes | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Not so safe after all.
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So robots are going to make safecrackers obsolete too?? ;)

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How VR and AR Headsets Can Help Avoid The In-Flight Laptop Ban

How VR and AR Headsets Can Help Avoid The In-Flight Laptop Ban | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
If you own a mobile VR or MR headset, the laptop ban might not be as bad as you think.
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VR is the solution to every problem!! ;)

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R tutorial: A beginner's guide to R programming

R tutorial: A beginner's guide to R programming | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
In part 1 of our hands-on series, we explain why R's a great choice for basic data analysis and visualization work, and how to get started.
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Never heard of R before! 

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Chill: Robots Won’t Take All Our Jobs

Chill: Robots Won’t Take All Our Jobs | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

LAST YEAR, THE Japanese company SoftBank opened a cell phone store in Tokyo and staffed it entirely with sales associates named Pepper. This wasn’t as hard as it sounds, since all the Peppers were robots.

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10 Things Robots Can't Do Better Than Humans

10 Things Robots Can't Do Better Than Humans | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
We are getting ahead of ourselves with our dystopian zombie-apocalypse future view of the world.
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Don't worry...it's rated G. ;)

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Stereoscopic 3D VR creation comes to the masses

Stereoscopic 3D VR creation comes to the masses | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Compact, lightweight stereoscopic camera works with the iPhone to create 3D VR videos and photos.
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And we, the masses, appreciate it. ;)

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VR Medical Procedure for Envision EMI

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Sinespace Summer Festival 2017

Sinespace Summer Festival 2017 | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Sinespace Summer Festival August 19th 20th 
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Check out Sinespace! A virtual world in a browser! 

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Rise of the racist robots – how AI is learning all our worst impulses

Rise of the racist robots – how AI is learning all our worst impulses | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
There is a saying in computer science: garbage in, garbage out. When we feed machines data that reflects our prejudices, they mimic them. Does a horrifying future await people forced to live at the mercy of algorithms?
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More than a little scary. 

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The First Mind-Controlled Virtual Reality Game Has Arrived

The First Mind-Controlled Virtual Reality Game Has Arrived | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Last week, startup Neurable announced the first virtual reality game that doesn't require controllers to play — just your mind.
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Geeky-coolest thing...I've seen all week. ;)

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Inside Facebook’s Plan To Take Virtual Reality Mainstream

Inside Facebook’s Plan To Take Virtual Reality Mainstream | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
TIME went hands-on with Facebook's virtual reality app, called Spaces, which wants to crack some of VR's biggest issues.
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Google opens Expeditions VR education app to the public

Google has long sold its Cardboard VR format as a super-accessible platform for getting people into virtual reality. One of their major initiatives has been..
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It's Not Whether You Win Or Lose: Serious Play Confer…

David W. Deeds' presentation for the 2017 Serious Play Conference. "It's Not Whether You Win Or Lose: Hits & Misses with Games-Based Learning (GBL) in K-12" ex…
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Welcome to sinespace, Unity-based virtual world! 

Welcome to sinespace, Unity-based virtual world!  | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
sinespace is a virtual world where you can look the way you've always wanted to, visit places that have never been seen before, Make new friends, experience new activities and quests with your new and old friends, earn points for rewards, both in-world and in the real world
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Time to introduce virtual worlds to yet another school! ;)

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