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Future of Money Podcast : Heather Schlegel is interviewed by Joyce Bettencourt

Future of Money Podcast : Heather Schlegel is interviewed by Joyce Bettencourt | metaverse musings | Scoop.it
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In this special Future of Money podcast I am interviewed by Joyce Bettencourt. Joyce backed the Future of Money Kickstarter with the Conversation with a Futurist pledge. I hope you enjoy this fly on the wall listen of our conversation from January 2014.

 

Listen at: http://futureofmoney.libsyn.com/heather-schlegel-is-interviewed-by-joyce-bettencourt

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How likely is your job to be automated?

How likely is your job to be automated? | metaverse musings | Scoop.it
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The “High-tech and high-touch” economy

Most new jobs will withstand automation, take advantage of technology but not be in the IT industry


Low-skilled services that have to bedelivered face-to-face are likely to grow
High skilled jobs will rely on modern skills involving creativity and social interactions
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How Minecraft is helping the United Nations improve the world

How Minecraft is helping the United Nations improve the world | metaverse musings | Scoop.it
Four years after first teaming up with the creators of Minecraft in hopes of using the game to help reshape urban slums, an official from the United Nations says the program is a surprisingly...
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The Augmented Reality Revolution

“The augmented reality revolution will merge the physical and the digital worlds.” Join Jason Silva as he freestyles complex systems of society, technology a...

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10 reasons virtual reality 'films' are still a pretty terrible experience

10 reasons virtual reality 'films' are still a pretty terrible experience | metaverse musings | Scoop.it

To read all the hyped-out coverage of VR at Sundance, you’d think we were in the midst of a storytelling Renaissance. But it's still the Dark Ages.

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Technology: The rift with reality - FT.com

Technology: The rift with reality - FT.com | metaverse musings | Scoop.it

Every new employee at Oculus VR, the Facebook-owned virtual reality company, is given a copy of the 2011 science fiction novel Ready Player One.

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What Is Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Real Estate?

What Is Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Real Estate? | metaverse musings | Scoop.it

AR Pandora is making virtual realty and augmented reality cheaper and easier to access. But what does that mean for you and your business?

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Virtual Reality is Here, But What is VR Storytelling?

Virtual Reality is Here, But What is VR Storytelling? | metaverse musings | Scoop.it

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Jan-Olof Steen's curator insight, February 5, 1:29 AM

 

Sue Ding:  "At Sundance's New Frontier, creators push the boundaries of storytelling and search for a new lexicon for VR."

Jan-Olof Steen's curator insight, February 5, 1:31 AM

 

Sue Ding:  "At Sundance's New Frontier, creators push the boundaries of storytelling and search for a new lexicon for VR."

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, February 5, 2:05 AM

VR + Storytelling.. mmmm.... juicy!!!!!

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3dcolab Creative Collaboration in Immersive Online 3d Environments

3dcolab Creative Collaboration in Immersive Online 3d Environments | metaverse musings | Scoop.it
OpenSim to Google Cardboard export.
A presentation by Paul Emery for the
OpenSim Community Conference 2015.
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OpenSim to Google Cardboard export.
A presentation by Paul Emery for the
OpenSim Community Conference 2015.
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Virtual Reality Is Changing How We Educate

http://www.eonreality.com/ Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality change how we see and interact with the world. EON Reality, through EON Experience VR, is ch...
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How the Internet of Things Will Change Our Lives

How the Internet of Things Will Change Our Lives | metaverse musings | Scoop.it
The Internet of Things (IoT) is so ubiquitous it tends to be overlooked. But the reality is it is transforming much of what we do and how we do it.
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When your scale and fridge conspire to make you lose weight, the Internet of Things will have gone too far

When your scale and fridge conspire to make you lose weight, the Internet of Things will have gone too far | metaverse musings | Scoop.it
Stepping on a scale may one day trigger you seeing weight-loss ads online.
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From AI To Robotics, 2016 Will Be The Year When The Machines Start Taking Over

From AI To Robotics, 2016 Will Be The Year When The Machines Start Taking Over | metaverse musings | Scoop.it
For the past century, the price and performance of computing has been on an exponential curve.  And, as futurist Ray Kurzweil observed, once any technology..
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Using Minecraft for Youth Participation in Urban Design and Governance by UN-HABITAT

Using Minecraft for Youth Participation in Urban Design and Governance by UN-HABITAT | metaverse musings | Scoop.it
UN-Habitat’s experiences of using the video game Minecraft as a community participation tool for public space design confirms this view and shows that providing youth with ICT tools can promote improved civic engagement.
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UN-Habitat’s experiences of using the video game Minecraft as a community participation tool for public space design confirms this view and shows that providing youth with ICT tools can promote improved civic engagement.

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DISNEY and Surrealism Come Together in a Salvador Dali Virtual Reality Exhibit | Nerdist

DISNEY and Surrealism Come Together in a Salvador Dali Virtual Reality Exhibit | Nerdist | metaverse musings | Scoop.it
Had the legendary Spanish surrealist artist Salvador Dalí been alive to experience virtual reality, we're sure he would have approved. He might have even used
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World’s first virtual reality store opens in Copenhagen

World’s first virtual reality store opens in Copenhagen | metaverse musings | Scoop.it

The Danish capital's trendy Kødbyen district will be home to a one-of-a-kind digital playground.

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Apple has 'team of hundreds' developing VR and AR headsets

Apple has 'team of hundreds' developing VR and AR headsets | metaverse musings | Scoop.it

According to the FT , Apple has already built prototypes of headsets to compete with Facebook's Oculus Rift, Microsoft's Hololens and Magic Leap, the secretive startup Google has invested in.

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Building VR in VR with Unreal Engine 4 - Early Preview

Epic Games' Tim Sweeney and Mike Fricker give a first glimpse of VR content creation using the first VR Editor for a game engine. Using the Unreal Editor in ...

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Virtual Reality VIGICA Headset - For Google Cardboard Review

25 - 30 dollar headset for google cardboard! Comment if you have any suggestions or questions and subscribe! http://www.amazon.com/VIGICA-Virtual-Bluetooth-W...

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Where Virtual Reality Takes Us

Where Virtual Reality Takes Us | metaverse musings | Scoop.it

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, January 24, 3:11 PM


"The New York Times Opinion section presents three groundbreaking virtual reality films from the Sundance New Frontier lineup. These videos explore a range of topics and new approaches to nonfiction storytelling."

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Opinion: VR Is The Future, But The Future Isn’t Now

Opinion: VR Is The Future, But The Future Isn’t Now | metaverse musings | Scoop.it
While I firmly believe that VR is the future of gaming, upcoming offerings face significant hurdles.
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EON Knowledge Championship Webinar Jan 2016

Learn about the Global Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Knowledge Championship that is launching on March 17, 2016. The championship is fully funded by ...
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How the cutting edge of virtual reality is making the real world seem boring

How the cutting edge of virtual reality is making the real world seem boring | metaverse musings | Scoop.it
When you compare the two, it's clear we'll increasingly opt to live with a headset on.
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We need to talk about drones ... now.

We need to talk about drones ... now. | metaverse musings | Scoop.it
Innovation in drone technology is proceeding at a rapid pace, creating a complex Web of urgent legal and security questions.
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HTC makes the VR you've been promised, and everyone else needs to catch up

HTC makes the VR you've been promised, and everyone else needs to catch up | metaverse musings | Scoop.it
Our fourth hands-on experience with the HTC Vive is our best yet. Does it have what it takes to take on Oculus, and how does the front-facing camera work?
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