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LinkedIn Shows You Who Visits Your Profile — and Then Some

LinkedIn Shows You Who Visits Your Profile — and Then Some | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
LinkedIn updated the "who's viewed your profile" section of its platform on Monday, adding personalized tips for how users can generate more profile views.
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C'mon, visit my profile! 

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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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How Planned Parenthood Is Using VR To Inspire Empathy

Dawn Laguens, an executive at Planned Parenthood, explains how the organization has incorporated the latest technology into the brand’s apps and resources to better inform a tech-driven generation.


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What can't VR do?? ;)

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Elon Musk admits humans are sometimes superior to robots

Elon Musk admits humans are sometimes superior to robots | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Amid reports of Tesla Model 3 missed production targets and manufacturing challenges, CEO Elon Musk has stepped up and admitted that, for once, humans may be the answer. 

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Don’t Fear the Robots; Fear the Robot Philosophers

Don’t Fear the Robots; Fear the Robot Philosophers | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Believe it or not, many officially smart people think that (1) we are just computers made of meat, (2) computers will soon become conscious, or (3) both.
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The Rise and Feel of VR Pornography

The Rise and Feel of VR Pornography | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Watching pornography in virtual reality changes the experience dramatically: You feel like you're actually there. That triggers empathy rather than distance.
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Not that I'm interested in this kinda thing. ;)

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US Navy boosts investment in metal 3D printing for battleships 

US Navy boosts investment in metal 3D printing for battleships  | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The United States Navy is now looking at employing 3D printing to manufacture metal parts for critical Naval applications, further bolstering fleet readiness. According to Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC), the Office of Naval Research has awarded the company a $2.6 million two-year...
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OO-RAH! Check this out! ;)

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The future of EdTech: STEAM not STEM 

The future of EdTech: STEAM not STEM  | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

At pi-top we strongly believe that students embracing STEAM, by making and project-based learning, is vital to both their own future success and the wider success of the global economy. 

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A virtual reality hand feels real after a zap to your brain

A virtual reality hand feels real after a zap to your brain | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Will we ever be able to truly feel like we’re inhabiting a virtual world? A brain stimulation twist on the classic rubber hand illusion suggests we can
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Uh...you go first. ;)

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Schools Offering Drone Programs, but Learning to Fly Is Just the Start 

Schools Offering Drone Programs, but Learning to Fly Is Just the Start  | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
As drones have captured the world’s attention, colleges and universities are moving quickly to help students get up to speed.
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David W. Deeds: Bett MEA: Introducing GBL to Your (K-12) School

Dr. David W. Deeds' presentation for the 2018 Bett MEA (British Educational Training & Technology Middle East & Africa) Conference in Abu Dhabi. Covers Games-B…
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OK, slides are up! This is gonna be geeky-cool! ;)

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Makerspaces: The Fluid Case of an EdTech Adoption, and EdTech Trend Repercussions in Motion | Bett Middle East & Africa 2018

Makerspaces: The Fluid Case of an EdTech Adoption, and EdTech Trend Repercussions in Motion | Bett Middle East & Africa 2018 | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
By Mr. David Deeds, Director of Information & Learning Technologies, Schutz American School – Egypt
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Got a blog post up for the Bett MEA Conference. 

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Why Robots Won't Kill Jobs: The World's Largest Robotics Company Says More Robots Means More Jobs

Why Robots Won't Kill Jobs: The World's Largest Robotics Company Says More Robots Means More Jobs | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
In fact, the more robots a country has, the richer it gets.
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I'm tellin' ya, become a robot repairperson. ;)

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4 Reasons 5G Is Critical For Mass Adoption Of AR And VR

4 Reasons 5G Is Critical For Mass Adoption Of AR And VR | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Companies have been waiting for AR and VR to go mainstream. The key to unlocking this reality might be 5G technology. Here’s why.
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Cancel All Your Plans Because You Have A Second Life To Live In VR

Cancel All Your Plans Because You Have A Second Life To Live In VR | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
There’s been lots of talk of social virtual reality, but Sinespace could be the first metaverse that supports hundreds of people being together at once.
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Check out Sinespace! 

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No Job for Humans: The Robot Assault on Fukushima

No Job for Humans: The Robot Assault on Fukushima | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan triggered a devastating catastrophe in one of the country’s largest nuclear power plants. The cleanup will take decades, and it’s no job for humans.
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Everything We Know About Oculus Go

Everything We Know About Oculus Go | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Oculus Go is an upcoming standalone VR headset and controller that offers the same content library and a similar experience to Gear VR, but in a dedicated unit rather than a ‘headset shell’ accessory for a smartphone. What follows is a brief overview of everything we know about the soon the launch headset. What is …
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Massive 3D Printer Could Build Engine Blocks

Massive 3D Printer Could Build Engine Blocks | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
If you could create an engine without restrictions, what would it look like?
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I want one! ;)

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U.S. Army 3D prints squid-like soft robots for improved stealth in combat

U.S. Army 3D prints squid-like soft robots for improved stealth in combat | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A joint research project between the University of Minnesota and the U.S. Army has taken inspiration from nature for 3D printed soft robots. The robots' motion is based on that of invertebrates, as this allows for improved flexibility with less complex mechanisms and electronics, increasing the...
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3D printing...robots...and squid. Does it get any cooler than this? ;)

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3D printing and machine learning turn smartphone cameras into microscopes

3D printing and machine learning turn smartphone cameras into microscopes | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A team of researchers at UCLA have made use of 3D printing and machine learning in order to improve accessibility to advanced microscopy. Their 3D printed devices enhanced smartphone photos to microscopic levels, and then deep-learning techniques were used to improve the quality even further, for...
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This is geeky-cool stuff! 

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What are Virtual and Augmented Realities 

What are Virtual and Augmented Realities, Virtual Reality vs Augmented Reality, Education Technology......


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Experts Sign Open Letter Slamming Europe’s Proposal to Recognize Robots as Legal Persons

Experts Sign Open Letter Slamming Europe’s Proposal to Recognize Robots as Legal Persons | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Over 150 experts in AI, robotics, commerce, law, and ethics from 14 countries have signed an open letter denouncing the European Parliament’s proposal to grant personhood status to intelligent machines. The EU says the measure will make it easier to figure out who’s liable when robots screw up or go rogue, but critics say it’s too early to consider robots as persons—and that the law will let manufacturers off the liability hook.
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Is 'Ready Player One' Technology Ready For Prime Time? VR Experts Weigh In

Is 'Ready Player One' Technology Ready For Prime Time? VR Experts Weigh In | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Steven Spielberg's 'Ready Player One' takes place 30 years in the future, but is the film's vision of virtual reality technology behind the times?
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Great movie! 

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David Deeds | Bett Middle East & Africa 2018

David Deeds | Bett Middle East & Africa 2018 | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
David Deeds invested substantial time in the corporate world (computers, of course) before realizing his true calling is education. He's spent 17 years as a trainer and teacher, with an almost 50-50 split between higher and K-12 education. David has worked for schools in the USA, South Korea, Georgia, China, Mexico and Guatemala. He's currently the Director of Technology for Schutz American School in Alexandria, Egypt.
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Finishing my presentation slides for Bett MEA! 

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6 Amazing Passenger Drone Projects Everyone Should Know About

6 Amazing Passenger Drone Projects Everyone Should Know About | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Several companies are making exciting progress with the technical details of flying passenger drones. While we’re still a few years away from full implementation, here are various drone projects everyone should know about and some obstacles that will need to be overcome for wide-scale implementation
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What The New Google Maps Game API Says About Data As A Platform And The Future Of The Cloud

What The New Google Maps Game API Says About Data As A Platform And The Future Of The Cloud | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Google’s new augmented reality platform wraps up its massive database of 100 million 3D objects and 25 million daily updates, but the real story is the evolution of cloud from infrastructure and service as a platform to data as a platform.
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This Iron Man-Inspired Robot With Jet-Powered Feet Is a Master of the Splits

This Iron Man-Inspired Robot With Jet-Powered Feet Is a Master of the Splits | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Palladium reactor core not included.
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Robots are the new cats of the internet. ;)

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