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A Must Have Chart on The Characteristics of Education 3.0 ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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A collection of information and resources revolving around online virtual worlds, multiplayer game spaces, augmented reality, the singularity and the metaverse-at-large.
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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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A Virtual World, In Business - BBC Radio 4

A Virtual World, In Business - BBC Radio 4 | metaverse musings | Scoop.it
A new technology is emerging which could change the world as significantly as mobile phones or the Internet. That technology is Virtual Reality. Up to now it's mainly been used for fun - but things are changing. Adam Shaw investigates how VR could change our lives and revolutionise the world of business. Enabling us to be in two places at once and, for example, replacing the need for many painkillers and helping cure psychological problems.

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Pilgrimage: A 21st-Century Journey to Mecca and Medina

Pilgrimage: A 21st-Century Journey to Mecca and Medina | metaverse musings | Scoop.it
The Times has produced a virtual reality film from Islam’s holy cities, directed by the photographer Luca Locatelli.
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One Startup’s Quest to Save Refugees With Virtual Reality

One Startup’s Quest to Save Refugees With Virtual Reality | metaverse musings | Scoop.it
The startup is deploying virtual reality as an empathy machine, capturing the world's most vulnerable in 360-degree misery.
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Second Life creators look to revamp reality once again, this time in VR

Second Life creators look to revamp reality once again, this time in VR | metaverse musings | Scoop.it
The team is now embarking on its most ambitious project yet, a wide-reaching virtual reality network called Project Sansar that is, in many ways, aiming to..
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If the future of video games is VR, it needs to stop making us feel sick

If the future of video games is VR, it needs to stop making us feel sick | metaverse musings | Scoop.it
E3 2016 saw a range of virtual reality demos, from Resident Evil to Star Trek. But with problems from motion sickness to uncertainty over formats, is the industry floundering?
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11 best AR apps and games for Android - Augmented Reality

11 best AR apps and games for Android - Augmented Reality | metaverse musings | Scoop.it
Augmented Reality can be a fun platform for games and productivity if used right. In this roundup, let's look at the best AR apps and games for Android.
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A futuristic vision of the age of holograms

A futuristic vision of the age of holograms | metaverse musings | Scoop.it
Explore a speculative digital world without screens in this fanciful demo, a mix of near reality and far-future possibility. Wearing the HoloLens headset, Alex Kipman demos his vision for bringing 3D holograms into the real world, enhancing our perceptions so that we can touch and feel digital content. Featuring Q&A with TED's Helen Walters.
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Virtual reality really is heading to a university near you

Virtual reality really is heading to a university near you | metaverse musings | Scoop.it
Alice Bonasio on why it is finally time for virtual learning, and how Second Life never really went away
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Pokemon Go Is Driving Insane Amounts of Sales at Small Local Businesses. Here's How It Works

Pokemon Go Is Driving Insane Amounts of Sales at Small Local Businesses. Here's How It Works | metaverse musings | Scoop.it
For $1.19 an hour, you can have more customers than you've ever seen in your life
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Introducing 360 Photos on Facebook | Facebook Newsroom

Introducing 360 Photos on Facebook | Facebook Newsroom | metaverse musings | Scoop.it
You can now easily share 360 photos on Facebook.
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Bring your Second Life into real life with Augmented Reality

Bring your Second Life into real life with Augmented Reality | metaverse musings | Scoop.it
Ever thought about meeting a SL avatar face to face in your RL living room? Or see your SL house appear in front of you on the drive outside your RL home? Or perhaps work on a SL dress in your RL workshop? Thanks to Augmented Reality this is now becoming a possibility and it…
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How Robotic Vaginas Will Change the Future of Women’s Health | Broadly

Medical researchers behind the "robotic vagina" explain how the invention will help doctors better serve patients in the future.
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Björk’s pioneering VR exhibition arrives in London

Björk’s pioneering VR exhibition arrives in London | metaverse musings | Scoop.it
The Icelandic performer opened the London leg of her experimental VR exhibition, Björk Digital, as an alien-like digital avatar
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Makerspace Organizers Meeting

Continuing to build the President’s Nation of Makers initiative, this event will gather those who run, support, and/or are involved with makerspaces aroun
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It may not be long before your doc prescribes you a dose of virtual reality instead of painkillers

It may not be long before your doc prescribes you a dose of virtual reality instead of painkillers | metaverse musings | Scoop.it
In one study, virtual reality did about as well as narcotics in reducing pain.
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3 uses of Virtual Reality in workplace education

3 uses of Virtual Reality in workplace education | metaverse musings | Scoop.it
I'm always surprised when someone makes a sweeping declaration such as "No one's using virtual reality in the workplace". I heard this very statement recently at an e-learning conference. Yep, an e-learning conference. Sure, VR is an emerging technology, but as 20 real-world examples of Virtual Reality can attest, early adopters are indeed putting it…
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An A.I. Says There Are Six Main Kinds of Stories

An A.I. Says There Are Six Main Kinds of Stories | metaverse musings | Scoop.it

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, July 18, 12:31 AM

 

Adrienne LaFrance:  "A machine mapped the most frequently used emotional trajectories in fiction, and compared them with the ones readers like best."

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Ingress - Android Apps on Google Play

Install Ingress and transform your world. Our future is at stake. Choose a side.
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Virtual Basics: Understanding Virtual Worlds

Virtual Worlds to try are:
Second Life: https://secondlife.com
AltSpaceVR: http://altvr.com/
VRChat: http://www.vrchat.net/
High Fidelity https://highfidelity.com/
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What Virtual Reality Will Mean for Advertising

What Virtual Reality Will Mean for Advertising | metaverse musings | Scoop.it
Virtual Reality is going mainstream. Here's what marketers need to know about this game-changing technology.
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The Storyteller’s Guide to the Virtual Reality Audience — Stanford d.school — Medium

The Storyteller's Guide to the Virtual Reality Audience - Stanford d.school - Medium
As VR storytellers, we are charged with molding experience itself into story, and none of our storytelling tools have prepared us fully for…
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