Transliteracy: Physical, Augmented, & Virtual Worlds
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"Double Click" degrees will remain the currency of higher ed.

"Double Click" degrees will remain the currency of higher ed. | Transliteracy: Physical, Augmented, & Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it

MOOCs may be the rage, but earning a degree illustrates persistence even in the digital age.

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Experience Yosemite National Park in Virtual Reality with President Obama

Experience Yosemite National Park in Virtual Reality with President Obama | Transliteracy: Physical, Augmented, & Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Join President Obama on a 360-degree tour of Yosemite National Park, an iconic example of "America's best idea."
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The Little Girl on A Watercolour Wander

The Little Girl on A Watercolour Wander | Transliteracy: Physical, Augmented, & Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
The story that belongs to the art installation at LEA12 July to the end of December 2016
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Microsoft HoloLens - Transform your world with holograms

For the first time ever, Microsoft HoloLens seamlessly blends high-definition holograms with your real world. Holograms will improve the way you do thing
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Ziki Questi's Blog: A Watercolour Wander

Ziki Questi's Blog: A Watercolour Wander | Transliteracy: Physical, Augmented, & Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
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I had the opportunity to wander through the watercolor simulation and the textures made it feel like I was inside a watercolor painting.  Soft and lovely...great place to visit!
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Emergency personal safety wearable use rising

Emergency personal safety wearable use rising | Transliteracy: Physical, Augmented, & Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Personal safety wearables are on the rise, as a way for people to alert friends and family to a potential situation that could require the police.
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Architect Greg Lynn uses HoloLens, Trimble technology at Venice Biennale

Architect Greg Lynn uses HoloLens, Trimble technology at Venice Biennale | Transliteracy: Physical, Augmented, & Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Greg Lynn, owner of Greg Lynn FORM and professor of architecture and urban design at the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture, was selected to represent the United States at the 2016 Venice Bie…
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Blurring the Lines Between Virtual and Reality: How VR Will Permeate Our World

Blurring the Lines Between Virtual and Reality: How VR Will Permeate Our World | Transliteracy: Physical, Augmented, & Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
If you’ve been watching Techvibes for the past few months, you’ll have noticed a trend in the coverage of events, and how there is an astoundingly large amount of gatherings around the industry of …
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VR Design Best Practices — Medium

VR Design Best Practices — Medium | Transliteracy: Physical, Augmented, & Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Where the physical and digital worlds collide, there be dragons.
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Guiding the Reality of Virtual Reality

Guiding the Reality of Virtual Reality | Transliteracy: Physical, Augmented, & Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Early VR adopters may be able to make outsized impacts, so it’s worth trying to help steer the ship, rather than simply going along for the ride.
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Microsoft Takes Aim at Sony With Cheaper Xbox, Virtual Reality and Cross-Platform Games

Microsoft Takes Aim at Sony With Cheaper Xbox, Virtual Reality and Cross-Platform Games | Transliteracy: Physical, Augmented, & Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Fighting to hold on to console players, Microsoft will sell a cheaper Xbox One and introduce a virtual reality console next year.
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Björk Launches Traveling VR Exhibition - VRScout

Björk Launches Traveling VR Exhibition - VRScout | Transliteracy: Physical, Augmented, & Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
The Icelandic music icon is taking her VR album on tour, starting in Sydney. Björk has always been an early adopter when it comes to immersive technology, having released her “Stonemilker” video from last year’s album Vulnicura as a VR app along with an installation at New York’s Museum of Modern Art PS1. Now the …
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The Islands of Enlightenment Projects

The Islands of Enlightenment Projects | Transliteracy: Physical, Augmented, & Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
The Islands of Enlightenment Project  is a virtual world hosted at the Western New York Regional Information Center ( WNYRIC )  and available to districts in Western New York. Thes
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Guinness Record Set With 25 Continuous Hours in Virtual Reality - Road to VR

Guinness Record Set With 25 Continuous Hours in Virtual Reality - Road to VR | Transliteracy: Physical, Augmented, & Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Guinness World Records, an organisation journalling the extraordinary (and often insane) stunts people will pull for notoriety, and now the book has
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After trying HTC VIVE myself, there is no way I want to do this!
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Project Sansar will open “to the world” in January 2017

Project Sansar will open “to the world” in January 2017 | Transliteracy: Physical, Augmented, & Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Ebbe Altberg has confirmed in a recent interview with Donnie SC Lygonis about a week ago that Project Sansar will be open "to the world" in January 2017. It's great to hear that we now know the actual month for the opening of Project Sansar and that close to 5, 000 people have signed up so…
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Navigating Digital Workplace Pitfalls

Navigating Digital Workplace Pitfalls | Transliteracy: Physical, Augmented, & Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
We’re living more and more of our lives in virtual consumer worlds. Unfortunately, many of the technologies that help us explore exciting digital realms in our personal lives haven&rsq
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A futuristic vision of the age of holograms

A futuristic vision of the age of holograms | Transliteracy: Physical, Augmented, & Virtual Worlds | 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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Bengaluru, the multiple city!: Kate Clark - Citizen Matters, Bangalore News

Bengaluru, the multiple city!: Kate Clark - Citizen Matters, Bangalore News | Transliteracy: Physical, Augmented, & Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Today marks my 12th day in Bengaluru and I am proud to say my desire to take pictures of ever
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The "digital divide" is illustrated in so many ways (beyond generational differences in use of tech): social, economic, cultural...yes, technology may be the biggest game changer ever.
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How Pokemon Go Took Over the World

How Pokemon Go Took Over the World | Transliteracy: Physical, Augmented, & Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Pokemon Go, the latest smartphone game from Niantic and Nintendo, is becoming the definitive fad of summer 2016. Here's why.
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Is Selfie Culture Making Our Kids Selfish?

Is Selfie Culture Making Our Kids Selfish? | Transliteracy: Physical, Augmented, & Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
The psychologist and parenting expert Michele Borba says society’s fixation with the selfie is having some unintended consequences.

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What Virtual Reality Will Mean for Advertising

What Virtual Reality Will Mean for Advertising | Transliteracy: Physical, Augmented, & Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Virtual Reality is going mainstream. Here's what marketers need to know about this game-changing technology.
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Magic Leap partners with Lucasfilm to experiment with mixed reality storytelling

Magic Leap partners with Lucasfilm to experiment with mixed reality storytelling | Transliteracy: Physical, Augmented, & Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lP5ZZI05A3g&feature=youtu.be Magic Leap wants you to hang out with droids. Today, the mixed reality company announced a..
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The "Help Me Obi Wan Kanobi" line from Princess Leia is everyone's vision of VR...now a reality.
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The hierarchy of needs in virtual reality development — Medium

The hierarchy of needs in virtual reality development — Medium | Transliteracy: Physical, Augmented, & Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
Following Maslow’s classic hierarchy, there is an analogous hierarchy of needs in VR: starting with Comfort, followed by Interpretability…
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Thanks to my VR colleagues for sharing and contemplating best practices for education.
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prosthetic knowledge — LSrD App by Pinkwerks for the Microsoft Hololens...

prosthetic knowledge — LSrD App by Pinkwerks for the Microsoft Hololens... | Transliteracy: Physical, Augmented, & Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
LSrD App by
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HTC Vive Review: An extremely vivid experience inside a VR world

HTC Vive Review: An extremely vivid experience inside a VR world | Transliteracy: Physical, Augmented, & Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it
There I was, floating above a sunken ship at the bottom at the sea—confused as to where I should navigate to next.
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I got try the HTC Vive and agree it is an awesome experience.  Drawing in 3D was super cool!  
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