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Can Physics Save Economics? | Big Think TV | Big Think

Can Physics Save Economics? | Big Think TV | Big Think | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
It was actually "physics envy" that got us in trouble in the first place. 
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PTI Launches Game-based Learning for the Pharma, Biotech and Medical Device Industries

PTI Launches Game-based Learning for the Pharma, Biotech and Medical Device Industries | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Pharmaceutical Training International (PTI), the leading supplier of online and public, event-based training courses for the pharma, biotech and medical device sectors, has launched a range of game-based e-learning courses.
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6 key trends accelerating technology adoption in higher education in 2015

6 key trends accelerating technology adoption in higher education in 2015 | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
What will be driving the use of education technology in universities in the next five years?
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High Fidelity Raises $11M To Build Deployable Virtual Worlds

High Fidelity Raises $11M To Build Deployable Virtual Worlds | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
High Fidelity, the San Francisco-based startup from Second Life founder Philip Rosedale, has raised another $11 million in funding in a round led by Paul..
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Virtual reality's secret third front

Virtual reality's secret third front | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
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The other is video game-style virtual reality, where the 3D graphics are generated by computer and the users can fully interact with the world.

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Can Virtual Ever Become Reality? - VideoInk

Can Virtual Ever Become Reality? - VideoInk | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
What will it take for virtual reality to become a viable commercial platform for manufacturers, content creators, distributors, and advertisers?
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Holographic Technology: How it's set to take over your world

Holographic Technology: How it's set to take over your world | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Holographic Technology: How it's set to take over your world
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The Future Is Now: Virtual Reality and Digital Marketing

The Future Is Now: Virtual Reality and Digital Marketing | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
3-D technology has had its chance to be the “next wave” in consumer marketing technology. Virtual reality stands ready to fulfill all of the potential that 3-D technology was not able to…
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Virtual Reality starts taking on practical applications - The Malaysian Insider

Virtual Reality starts taking on practical applications - The Malaysian Insider | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Among their other projects is a virtual classroom – hardly the movies or a video game – but could the education system be revamped to provide thrills and chills that could engage flailing students or improve learning efficiency for everyone?
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Artificial intelligence: Digital designs for life - FT.com

Artificial intelligence: Digital designs for life - FT.com | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
AI day in the life How smart do you want your smartphone to be? In designing Cortana, the voice-activated “virtual assistant” built into its mobile software, Microsoft is betting that most people are not yet ready to hand too much control of their
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Joan Ganz Cooney Center - Level Up Learning: A National Survey on Teaching with Digital Games

Joan Ganz Cooney Center - Level Up Learning: A National Survey on Teaching with Digital Games | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it

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Virtual Learning May Be Solution to Real Problem

Virtual Learning May Be Solution to Real Problem | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Global attention to the Ebola crisis in West Africa has exposed a critical problem that exists throughout that continent: the overwhelming need for more trained health care professionals....
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TEDMED 2014: Howard Rose - YouTube

In his TEDMED 2014 talk, Howard Rose, President of Firsthand Technology, describes how virtual reality can unlock the innate human power to prevent and recov...
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The Advent Of Virtual "ROI" Reality

The Advent Of Virtual "ROI" Reality | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
We're on the precipice of a virtual asset revolution that will see many brands with physical presences building virtual incarnations of their products and associated branding experiences as surely as
the advent of the Internet lead to brand Web sites.
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Forget Reality TV, Virtual Reality TV is the future of broadcast television

Forget Reality TV, Virtual Reality TV is the future of broadcast television | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Industry experts say virtual reality can break into the mainstream through broadcast television.
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Ultrahaptics: Bringing the sensation of touch to virtual reality

Ultrahaptics: Bringing the sensation of touch to virtual reality | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Bristol-based startup Ultrahaptics aims to revolutionise VR by allowing users to "feel in mid air".
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Mind-controlled bionic hand using nerve transplants restores function

Mind-controlled bionic hand using nerve transplants restores function | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Humanity is edging ever closer to full robot mode: three Austrian men have just controlled their new bionic hands with the power of their minds, after muscles from other parts of the body were transplanted and they were retaught how to use them.
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What will happen when the internet of things becomes artificially intelligent?

What will happen when the internet of things becomes artificially intelligent? | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
From Stephen Hawking to Spike Jonze, the existential threat posed by the onset of the ‘conscious web’ is fuelling much debate – but should we be afraid?
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Top 15 Technology Trends for 2015 | Experts Exchange

Top 15 Technology Trends for 2015 | Experts Exchange | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Stay ahead of the curve with these 2015 Technology Trends. Experts Exchange surveyed 2,000+ global technology pros and examined the trends see what to expect
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Students use virtual reality technology to create video games

Students use virtual reality technology to create video games | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
The result produces effects a lot greater than typical 3D movies seen in theaters. Users strap an Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset and are taken to another world. “You can see all around you, it...
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Here Come Interactive Virtual Reality Movies, via Oculus

Here Come Interactive Virtual Reality Movies, via Oculus | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Oculus Story Studio could usher in a new age of interactive films for viewers.
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Virtual worlds | Mondi virtuali

Virtual worlds | Mondi virtuali | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Virtual worlds | Mondi virtuali, by Mondivirtuali: All about virtual reality, games and 3D worlds - Tutto su realtà virtuale, giochi e mondi 3D
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Joan Ganz Cooney Center - Gut Sense: Using Game-Based Learning to Improve STEM Achievement

Joan Ganz Cooney Center - Gut Sense: Using Game-Based Learning to Improve STEM Achievement | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it

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We may have found Web 3.0 — it’s Virtual Reality — The Mediaquake — Medium

We may have found Web 3.0 — it’s Virtual Reality — The Mediaquake — Medium | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
Shortly after the acquisition of Oculus was announced, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg made a spot-on statement in April 2014 to Wired: “When…
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Technology Stole The Show At Sundance

Technology Stole The Show At Sundance | cool stuff from research | Scoop.it
True to its reputation, the Sundance Film Festival debuted a variety of fascinating and cutting-edge independent films during its annual run in Park City..
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