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Virtual Reality: Disrupting The Way We See The World

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Following World War II, the military has pumped millions of dollars into this technology.
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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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3-D Vision in Praying Mantises May Help Robots See

3-D Vision in Praying Mantises May Help Robots See | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
New developments in a study on praying mantis vision show their 3-D capabilities are more complex than previously thought.
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Five Rules For Doing AR Right

Five Rules For Doing AR Right | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Kopin's founder and CEO John Fan follows these five rules when developing Augmented Reality Head Mounted Displays.
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What's it like to be a robot?

We already live among robots: tools and machines like dishwashers and thermostats so integrated into our lives that we'd never think to call them that. Wha
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TalebTech '18: Using Virtual Worlds: David W. Deeds

David W. Deeds' presentation on using virtual worlds (OpenSimulator, Second Life) in K-12 schools. For TalebTech, an edtech conference for kids! Held at Narmer…
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Giving a workshop on using virtual worlds at TalebTech next week! 

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TalebTech '18: Edtech conference for kids!

TalebTech '18: Edtech conference for kids! | 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. 

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Magic Leap Will be Priced 'Like a Premium Computer', Availability Details in Spring

Magic Leap Will be Priced 'Like a Premium Computer', Availability Details in Spring | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
In an interview today, Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz danced around questions regarding pricing of the forthcoming Magic Leap One AR headset, saying its pricing should be thought of like a “premium computer,” and that the company is likely to have multiple tiers of the headset to reach different segments. Speaking on stage at the Code …
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PiSwitch: 7 Steps (with Pictures)

PiSwitch: 7 Steps (with Pictures) | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Welcome to the PiSwitchHello to the wonderful world of instructables. Sometimes this website feels like a second home to me I spend so much time drooling ove
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Behind Artificial Intelligence Lurk Oddball Low-Paid Tasks

Behind Artificial Intelligence Lurk Oddball Low-Paid Tasks | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
As researchers attempt to apply artificial intelligence to daily life, they're paying "crowd actors" to film themselves performing routine tasks.
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How VR can improve anti-harassment training

How VR can improve anti-harassment training | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Startup Vantage Point uses VR to improve anti-harassment training, allowing participants to experience a situation in which they're a bystander and practice responses.
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Back To Nature 3D Printing

Back To Nature 3D Printing | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
What does the rise of the smart city mean for citizen empowerment? What are the consequences of Google's city-planning ambitions? And does autonomous mobility lead to new space typologies? We asked Carlo Ratti, Director of the MIT Senseable City Lab, about his views on the increasing ties between technology and urbanism.
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Google Motion Stills review: make augmented reality GIFs with your Android phone!

Google Motion Stills review: make augmented reality GIFs with your Android phone! | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Some days ago, Google added an augmented reality feature to its Motion Stills experimental app and of course I decided
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Move over Shakespeare – what students can learn from studying videogames

Move over Shakespeare – what students can learn from studying videogames | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Videogames offer a range of educational benefits in English classrooms, University of Melbourne research has discovered.

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Dare to do something different in your classes.
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Consumer AR Is A Go

Consumer AR Is A Go | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
With more than several hundred thousand mobile augmented reality "Star Wars: Jedi Challenge" headsets sold over the holidays, Disney adds more content, and Lenovo sees the potential of the Mirage AR headset.
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TalebTech 2018 Commercial

Talebtech is an educational technology conference for kids, patterned after the Flat Connnections Global Projecs led by Julie Lindsay. Check out our websit
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Spacewalkers Wrap Up Robotic Hand Transfers – Space Station

Spacewalkers Wrap Up Robotic Hand Transfers – Space Station | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Expedition 54 Flight Engineers Mark Vande Hei of NASA and Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency have completed a spacewalk lasting 5 hours and 57 minutes. The two astronauts concluded their spacewalk at 12:57 p.m.
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Every 'Ready Player One' Trailer Released So Far

Every 'Ready Player One' Trailer Released So Far | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Ready Player One, the 2011 novel by Ernest Cline, is getting turned into a movie by none other than Steven Spielberg, who is directing the film. As the movie’s March 2018 release date approaches, a new trailer, ‘Come With Me’ debuted today. Ready Player One follows the story of Wade Watts, an orphan whose life is …
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Great book, should be a cool movie! 

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

TalebTech: Education conference for kids! – Narmer American College, Cairo, Feb. 22-24 | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Watch Boston Dynamics’ SpotMini Robot Open a Door

Watch Boston Dynamics’ SpotMini Robot Open a Door | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The SpotMini extends an arm out of its head and turns a handle and opens the door and then props it open for its (armless) SpotMini friend to walk through.
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The Japan That Can Say 'Yes' To The Future: Humility, Confidence, Innovation And Robots

The Japan That Can Say 'Yes' To The Future: Humility, Confidence, Innovation And Robots | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The future is here, and it's in Japan. Despite its 30-year economic malaise, the country has many under-recognized assets that could make it a leader for our global future-- if the Japanese themselves find the inspiration and true confidence to do so.
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How to Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics in VR

How to Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics in VR | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The 2018 Winter Olympics is about to kick off in PyeongChang, South Korea today, and this year you’ll be able to watch a total of 30 events in VR, shared across live and on-demand 360/180 recordings. NBC has partnered with Intel to provide more than 50 hours of live virtual reality coverage through the NBC …
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The ‘Killer Robots’ Are Us

The ‘Killer Robots’ Are Us | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The campaign to ban autonomous weapons takes aim at technology, and lets humans off the hook.
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Mr. David Deeds | Bett Middle East & Africa 2018

Mr. 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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Robots in the classroom push boundaries of education

Children stuck at home because of long-term health issues can attend school and reconnect with friends using a robot avatar ► Subscribe to FT.co
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Intel put on an Olympic light show with 1,218 drones

Intel put on an Olympic light show with 1,218 drones | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The Winter Olympics' opening ceremony took place today in Pyeongchang and it featured a light show from a record-breaking 1,218 drones, Wired reports. Th
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Would you care if this feature had been written by a robot?

Would you care if this feature had been written by a robot? | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
As more media outlets use automated algorithms to write news stories, are journalists doomed?
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How do you know a robot didn't post this?? ;)

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