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Oculus Rift: I Have Seen My Death

Tom Klein | Posted 10.21.2015 | Technology
Tom Klein

On this same day that Doc Brown and Marty McFly are supposed to slip through time in a DeLorean and end up here among us, I am wearing an Oculus Rift headset. You might not believe me, but I'm going back to the future.

Virtual Reality Can Do More Than Amuse You

Inverse | Posted 10.21.2015 | Technology

This article originally appeared on Inverse. By Sarah Sloat At tech conferences, emerging startups compete to get you to their booth with the prom...

Virtual Reality: How Patients, Doctors and Athletes Will Be Educated

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 10.01.2015 | Science
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

Soon, nearly everyone will have a VR device, or use one regularly. The well of content is rising, and the cost is dropping; only the execution of the various applications is limiting exponential growth.

Facebook Takes A Step Toward Virtual Reality With New 360-Degree Videos

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 09.23.2015 | Technology

Facebook is getting a dose of virtual reality. The social media giant announced Wednesday that it's enabling 360-degree videos in its News F...

One Thing About Virtual Reality That Everyone Should Remember

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 09.22.2015 | Technology

You might think it's annoying when people stare at their smartphones, but just wait until they have screens strapped to their faces. If Facebook head...

Time Magazine's Virtual Reality Cover Spawns Hysterical New Meme

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.07.2015 | Media

TIME’s new cover: Virtual Reality. Why it’s about to change the world— (@TIME) August 6, 2015 ...

Sex, Gaming, and the Virtual Horizon

Robert Weiss | Posted 07.21.2015 | Technology
Robert Weiss

VR has not quite advanced to the point where every gamer on Earth is going to run out and buy these new devices. But the amount of progress we've seen since the Rift was introduced just three short years ago is utterly astounding.

Oculus Rift Is Going To Get A Whole Lot Cooler

The Huffington Post | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 07.17.2015 | Technology

Facebook is one step closer to conquering the world of virtual reality. The social network's Oculus VR will acquire Pebbles Interfaces, an Israel-bas...

Virtual Reality Threesomes Have Come

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell & David Moye | Posted 07.09.2015 | Weird News

We're so close. We've got virtual reality robot hand jobs. Our life-like sex dolls are getting rigged with artificial intelligence (so we can have ...

The Future of the LGBT Movement May Involve Transhumanism

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 06.25.2015 | Gay Voices
Zoltan Istvan

In the future, transhumanist technology and science will compliment the LGBT movement and help push it forward in the face of continued social oppression and closed-mindedness.

Will the Next Great Theme Park Be On Your Face?

Turnstyle | Posted 06.08.2015 | Technology

By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson) As we've been watching the Virtual Reality market spin up over the past few years the spotlight has almost entirely ...

Finding Actual Tranquility In Virtual Reality

The Boston Globe | Michael Andor Brodeur | Posted 04.06.2015 | World

After decades of technological and economic barriers, the long-touted promise of virtual reality finally appears to be attaining some real world viabi...

5 Signs That Science Is Taking Over the World

Bobby Azarian | Posted 05.03.2015 | Science
Bobby Azarian

Since what gains popularity is decided in large by the people and not corporate sponsors, one thing is drastically clear: Internet users are hungry for science content and humor. There's no doubt that science is blowing up like a nuclear reactor.

Seniors Watch Virtual Reality Porn For The First Time, React Accordingly

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.06.2015 | Fifty

A group of seniors were recently introduced to the raunchy world of virtual reality porn. Their reactions to the sexy stuff will, perhaps predictably,...

Many Small Steps for a Man, Giant Leaps for Tech: CES 2015 Highlights

Tom Teicholz | Posted 03.25.2015 | Technology
Tom Teicholz

The International Consumer Electronics Show ( CES ) in Las Vegas is like the white whale in Moby Dick: Every time you hear about it, it's getting bigger; you have to travel through oceans of information to grasp it, and if you don't pay close attention it will upend everything before you even know what happened.

The Future of Computing Is Your Face

Turnstyle | Posted 03.24.2015 | Technology

One thing has become very clear in the last year, and it was drawn into even sharper focus this week: the future of computing is going to take place right on our faces.

Facebook Is Growing Its Virtual Reality And Drone Programs

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic and Bill Rigby | Posted 03.20.2015 | Technology

Virtual reality goggles, drones and data centers are all driving a hiring spree at Facebook Inc.

CES 2015: Are The Wheels Coming Off the VR Hype Bus?

Turnstyle | Posted 03.11.2015 | Technology

By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson) The wheels on the bus have gone round and round from CES to GDC to E3 -- every tech show acronym you can think of ...

British Columbia Unveils a Virtual Reality Travel Experience

Karen Schaler | Posted 02.08.2015 | Travel
Karen Schaler

This week I got to take a mind-blowing journey to breathtaking British Columbia, Canada, without ever leaving where I live in New York City.

What I Learned About Crowdfunding

Robin Raskin | Posted 01.14.2015 | Technology
Robin Raskin

A year ago I thought that crowdfunding would totally revamp the economic landscape. That we'd all just let our imaginations run wild and get our friends, family and the webosphere to back us.

You Only Have To Be Right Once: The Unprecedented Rise of the Instant Tech Billionaires by Randall Lane and the Staff of Forbes

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 12.31.2014 | Books
Sugar Rautbord

208 Pages Published by Portfolio / Penguin Random House The photographs of the young men who have made an instant fortune in Randall Lane's You On...

Forbes "Under 30 Summit" Circles in on the Now and Next Game Changers, Billionaires, and Entrepreneurs

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 12.23.2014 | Business
Sugar Rautbord

The Forbes "Under 30 Summit" in Philidelphia ended Wednesday, having brought together the now and present future. Malala Yousafzai, now 17, who re...

Facebook-Owned Oculus Unveils New Virtual Reality Headset

AP | By DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 11.20.2014 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oculus has unveiled a new prototype of its virtual reality headset. However, the VR company still isn't ready to release a consum...

Dad Is Totally Loving This Oculus Rift Roller Coaster 'Ride'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.16.2014 | Technology

If you've ever experienced the 360-degree virtual world inside the Oculus Rift, then you know it's hard not to react to its awesomeness. Watch to ...

Samsung Launches New Virtual Reality Headset

Reuters | Posted 11.03.2014 | Technology

(Adds Oculus VR executive quotes and details) By Lehar Maan and Malathi Nayak Sept 3 (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co ...