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Glimpsing The Virtual Reality Future Of How We Treat Eye Problems

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 08.28.2015 | Media

Quartz: An entrepreneur is using virtual-reality headsets to try to cure vision disorders Virtual reality is already being touted as a use...

VR's Proto Awards Gets 'The Meltdown's' Jonah Ray as Host (Interview)

Turnstyle | Posted 08.25.2015 | Technology
Turnstyle

Jonah is into VR, but he doesn't worry about it putting him out of a job. Every new innovation, as he sees it, causes a dose of fear in the entertainment industry but we're past that as a culture now.

Your Doctor Can Now Examine A 3-D Replica Of Your Heart In Virtual Reality

Singularity University | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 08.17.2015 | World

Not so long ago, the only way to see what was going on inside a person’s body involved something sharp. Now, we can image the body’s organ...

How to Market Virtual Reality

Sophia Dominguez | Posted 08.14.2015 | Business
Sophia Dominguez

It may seem bizarre now, but mobile phones won't be around forever because something more human and immersive will take its place. Virtual reality is that next step in the technological revolution.

VR: Finding The Storytelling Language of A New Medium

Turnstyle | Posted 08.13.2015 | Technology
Turnstyle

Virtual reality is still pretty much uncharted territory. The maps that we do have, limited as they are, come from other disciplines. Film and games are the two mediums that are most commonly evoked when talking about VR, and we will likely maintain that status for some time.

'Welcome To Aleppo' Virtual Reality Film Shares Undertold Stories Of Syria

Associated Press | Lavanya Hinduja | Posted 08.13.2015 | Impact

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The latest frontier in virtual reality could be closer to reality than fantasy. While video game creators and filmmakers have...

How Virtual Reality Can Unleash The Greatest Wave Of Creativity In Human History

Singularity University | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 08.10.2015 | World

What would you do if you could do anything? Would you be a rockstar, playing a sold out arena? Or be a surfer, riding the gnarliest 100-foot swells t...

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 https://t.co/1nbXSsF36w— TIME.com (@TIME) August 6, 2015 ...

E3 2015: A Bigger, Better Show Built For Everyone

Rich Taylor | Posted 08.06.2015 | Entertainment
Rich Taylor

Although the doors to the Los Angeles Convention Center have closed on E3 2015, the buzz it generated continues. The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the world's premier trade show for computer and video games and related products, always excites.

The Fight for the Metaverse: ConVRge, JanusVR, VRChat & AltspaceVR

Sophia Dominguez | Posted 08.04.2015 | Technology
Sophia Dominguez

What if the "fight for the metaverse" is actually less like a battle to the finish and more like a foot race in which the competitors have enjoyed different start times and stagger marks?

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.

Dude, Where's My Holodeck?

Maya Zuckerman | Posted 07.20.2015 | Technology
Maya Zuckerman

One of the biggest questions that arise, is why we are seeking these experiences? always wanting to create other worlds that are not real but made up? Is that what makes us human? Always seeking the truth about reality?

VR Hackathons: Carving a Path Towards Gender Equality

Sophia Dominguez | Posted 07.15.2015 | Technology
Sophia Dominguez

This past weekend, I attended the first VR hackathon in New York. Not knowing what to expect, I thought it would be a good idea to read about people's experiences at hackathons to help me prepare.

Why Unemployed 23-Year-Old 'Addicted' To Video Games Prefers Virtual World

Posted 07.30.2015 | Dr. Phil

Justin, 23, plays video games around the clock, sometimes spending up to 30 hours straight in front of his computer screen. "I enjoy gaming more than ...

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 ...

How To Share Your Kids' Lives From 7,000 Miles Away

Dawn Q Landau | Posted 07.15.2015 | Fifty
Dawn Q Landau

The times they are a changin', and at 50-something -- with my kids spread all over the planet -- this mama has to do what this mama has to do to be part of their lives. So, when my girl announced I'd be a grandmother this summer, my head immediately began spinning.

Top 20 Google Cardboard Apps You Can Download Now!

Sophia Dominguez | Posted 07.08.2015 | Technology
Sophia Dominguez

YouVisit VR allows you to explore thousands of riveting virtual reality experiences in a variety of industries, including travel, education, events, real estate, business, restaurants, and many more.

How Can Businesses Benefit From Virtual Reality?

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 07.08.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

More than the stability of virtual reality, here are more amazing ways an enterprise can benefit from it.

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.

Prayers: Cholo Goth Duo's Dreams Bring Virtual Reality Live to Global Audience

Lisa Derrick | Posted 06.22.2015 | Latino Voices
Lisa Derrick

Cholo goth duo Prayers are blazing hot right now, shifting their universe onto a higher plane, making their dreams reality and taking their fans with them into virtual reality.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Adapted Into Reality

Steven Petite | Posted 06.09.2015 | Entertainment
Steven Petite

Movie adaptations, for book lovers at least, simultaneously bring feelings of excitement and fear. Will the movie stay true to the book? Will it project off of the screen as it did when the words entered the mind?

Will the Next Great Theme Park Be On Your Face?

Turnstyle | Posted 06.08.2015 | Technology
Turnstyle

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 ...

Virtual Reality Expo Goes Epic in LA

Turnstyle | Posted 06.02.2015 | Technology
Turnstyle

Two years ago the first Virtual Reality Los Angeles meetup began as a modest affair, at least by Hollywood standards. A volunteer group of virtual reality enthusiasts assembled via Reddit by USC student Cosmo Scharf took over the motion capture stage of Digital Domain.

Ritualized Oligarchy and the Plight of Innocence in Jonathan Monaghan's 3D-Materialization Art

G. Roger Denson | Posted 06.03.2015 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

There is a distinctly authoritarian directive ominously, if sardonically, commandeering us through Jonathan Monaghan's 3D film loop, The Pavilion.

A View From The Top: The L.A. Games Conference

Turnstyle | Posted 05.08.2015 | Technology
Turnstyle

Industry events are strange beast no matter which industry is involved. Industry events in Los Angeles are doubly so. When the industry in question is the video game industry as it stands in L.A. pretty much all bets are off.