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An Amazing Timeline Chronicling The History of Social Media

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See on Scoop.it - Aprendiendo a Distancia “ An Amazing Timeline Chronicling The History of Social Media #edtech #ukedchat http://t.co/VCGdXvykf4”; See on educatorstechnology.com (An Amazing Timeline Chronicling The History of Social Media ~...
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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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Taking A 3D Virtual Tour Of A Colorful Ancient Egyptian Monastery

Taking A 3D Virtual Tour Of A Colorful Ancient Egyptian Monastery | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
For almost two decades, the colorful ancient wall paintings in Egypt's Red Monastery have been under restoration. Now digital technologies and 3D scanning are allowing thousands of viewers to experience the vibrant colors, architecture and monastic art of the late Roman and Byzantine Mediterranean.
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How 3D Printing Could Change The Health Industry

How 3D Printing Could Change The Health Industry | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
3D printing is set to revolutionize the healthcare industry in several different ways.
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Are 3D printed implants and medical devices better?

Are 3D printed implants and medical devices better? | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

3D printed medical implants and healthcare services are finding increasing use by healthcare professionals. While the number of cases is increasing, 3D Systems alone has provided services

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How a Famous Robot Test Can Help You Beat Impostor Syndrome

How a Famous Robot Test Can Help You Beat Impostor Syndrome | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Online content creators and digital entrepreneurs both sit squarely in the cross-hairs for the impostor experience. How do you overcome it?
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Ohio Professors, Teachers Pushing Limits Of Technology In Classrooms

Ohio Professors, Teachers Pushing Limits Of Technology In Classrooms | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Teachers and professors have been working for decades to integrate the latest technologies from computers to laptops to tablets for reading electronic textbooks. Now immersive technology is being tested for application in the classroom.

Supporters say it could change the face of education, but only if educations can push students beyond the exhilaration of a virtual world and into real-life learning.

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Kim Flintoff's curator insight, January 17, 5:33 PM
Teachers and professors have been working for decades to integrate the latest technologies from computers to laptops to tablets for reading electronic textbooks. Now immersive technology is being tested for application in the classroom. Supporters say it could change the face of education, but only if educations can push students beyond the exhilaration of a virtual world and into real-life learning.
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4 Most Important Stories From CES and What They Mean for VR in 2018

4 Most Important Stories From CES and What They Mean for VR in 2018 | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
CES 2018 has come and gone, and with it, a pace has been set for what we can expect to see in VR in the next six months or so. If you weren’t following the day-to-day news, here’s a look at the top stories and what they mean going forward. HTC Vive Pro Perhaps the …
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The Savvy Reason There Are Robot Strippers for CES

The Savvy Reason There Are Robot Strippers for CES | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
We can't help but think this is a very smart move, but we also have questions.
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But where do you tuck the dollar bills?? ;)

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The FitBit-ization of VR and the future of youth sports

The FitBit-ization of VR and the future of youth sports | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Among the VR standouts at CES 2018, this company is bringing advanced athletic training to the masses.
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How This Chinese Tech Company Is About To Change Everything You Know About VR

How This Chinese Tech Company Is About To Change Everything You Know About VR | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Some of the hottest tech advances at CES were from China. Here are two-to-watch!
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VR Vs. Vicodin: How Tech Is Helping Doctors Treat Pain 

As virtual reality continues to gain momentum across the board, its benefits are being tapped by healthcare professionals to allay fears, reduce anxiety an
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Wonder Workshop lets kids learn Javascript by programming robots

Wonder Workshop is launching Cue, their newest robot that lets kids learn Javascript or block programming using their friendly robots.
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This robot can get you a beer from the fridge

Aeolus is a new household robot that’s designed to do chores. It can move chairs, sweep and vacuum, and it’s even supposed to help you find your glasses
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Google Announces 'VR180' 3D Consumer Cameras Coming from Lenovo and Yi Technology

Google Announces 'VR180' 3D Consumer Cameras Coming from Lenovo and Yi Technology | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Google today unveiled at CES a pair of point-and-shoot stereoscopic 180 cameras from Lenovo and Chinese camera manufacturer YI Technology. The cameras, respectively called the Lenovo Mirage and the Yi Horizon, are the first consumer cameras in Google’s growing VR180 camera platform. Delivering high quality 360 video is tough. Most consumer hand-held 360 cameras top out at 4K resolution …
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Drones helping to fight mites in strawberry, almond fields

Drones helping to fight mites in strawberry, almond fields | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A group of UC Davis researchers have developed a way to use drones to fight spider mites in strawberry fields and almond orchards.
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What CAN'T drones do?? :)

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3D printing prosthetic limbs for refugees

3D-printed prosthetic limbs are being trialled by Médecins Sans Frontières in their effort to help people who have lost limbs in the war in Syria. Th
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How AR and VR will change enterprise mobility

How AR and VR will change enterprise mobility | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
They may be down the road a ways, but augmented reality and virtual reality are definitely coming to the enterprise — and right back out again via mobile implementations. It’s not too soon to think about how to manage them.
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Virtualization Keeps Up with High-End Apps

Virtualization is changing the face of higher education, especially for schools delivering high-end graphic-intensive courseware and applications. As students increasingly expect to run apps anytime and anywhere, and the complexity of applications increases, graphics-accelerated virtual desktop interfaces (VDI) can provide a solution.
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Does this mean we don't have to buy new graphics cards?? ;)

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Amount of pixels needed to make VR less crap may set your PC on fire

Amount of pixels needed to make VR less crap may set your PC on fire | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Wow, this is incredib- BLEEUUURGHGHGH
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Virtual Reality’s Founding Father on the Beauty of VR and Music

Virtual Reality’s Founding Father on the Beauty of VR and Music | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Jaron Lanier talks about why it's important for people to understand virtual reality and why it's a sin to rank music.
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Forget the gym - could VR be the future of fitness?

Forget the gym - could VR be the future of fitness? | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

I've seen the future of fitness."

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I'm cancelling my gym membership and buying a Hive. ;)

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Robot Baby Shows How Crawling On Carpet Creates Cloud Of Filth

Robot Baby Shows How Crawling On Carpet Creates Cloud Of Filth | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A foil-wrapped, legless, crawling baby robot showed what happens when a baby crawls across the carpet.
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So now we know...something. ;)

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Education conference for kids! – Narmer American College, Cairo, Feb. 22-24

Education conference for kids! – Narmer American College, Cairo, Feb. 22-24 | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

TalebTech is a conference for kids, specifically an educational technology conference. Students (and teachers) from any international school in Egypt are welcome to join us. Kids will be divided into teams and then will design technology solutions to various world problems.

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Ultimaker Cura 3D Printing Software

Ultimaker Cura 3D Printing Software | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Ultimaker Cura is free to download and engineered to make the very most of Ultimaker 3D printers, creating a stable, reliable and seamless 3D printing experience.
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Robots are helping researchers work to end world hunger

Robots are helping researchers work to end world hunger | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The project uses automated systems to gather and analyze environmental impact on crops.
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10 Classroom Uses for Minecraft

10 Classroom Uses for Minecraft | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Long before the release of its Education Edition, educators were using Minecraft in the classroom. For some time now, teachers have been playing with the various ways it can be used for learning. Certainly, digital game-based learning is not a new concept; games like Reader Rabbit have been used in the classroom since the 1980s. However, Minecraft doesn’t really fit the traditional model of a computer-based learning game. It’s much more immersive and simulates real-life experiences. We have explored some classroom uses for Minecraft in our list below.  Improve Student Reading & Comprehension In her article on TeachHub, Jacqui Murray …
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Presenters's curator insight, January 11, 3:45 AM
Minecraft es un juego 'infinito' o al menos difícil de acabar con todo su contenido. Trabajo en equipo, descubrimiento, imaginación, creación... son algunas de las habilidades que se pueden desarrolar con este videojuego de Mojang. Todavía recuerdo las palabras de Ricard Gascons, ingeniero informático en Microsoft Dublín, sobre cómo aprendió a programar con Minecraft...
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