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New York Times Uses Virtual Reality To Show Parisians' Resilience

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.20.2015 | Media

In the wake of the tragic attacks in Paris last week that left 130 dead, journalists Ben Solomon and Leslye Davis of The New York Times decide...

16 People Freak Out Trying Virtual Reality For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 11.23.2015 | Technology

No one can see their hands, but everyone wants to. At least, that's the impression staffers at The Huffington Post left after they spent some time wi...

The Surprising Low-Tech Thing You Need To Enjoy Virtual Reality

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 11.19.2015 | Technology

Virtual reality is a fun way to experience something completely alien to your own experience -- and it's becoming a lot easier for people to jump in, ...

3 Reasons Why 2016 Will Be A Breakthrough Year For Virtual Reality-Based Marketing

James G. Brooks | Posted 11.11.2015 | Business
James G. Brooks

When you get sucked into a movie, you are still aware of your immediate surroundings and the gap between you and the screen. With VR, that disappears and you, the viewer, are actually taking part in the action.

The 'NY Times' Turns to a Cardboard Box to Reboot Journalism

Robin Raskin | Posted 11.10.2015 | Technology
Robin Raskin

This weekend my New York Times subscription came with a little something extra -- the Cracker Jack's prize for newsreaders. I was one of the million chosen to receive Google Cardboard (a low-cost virtual reality viewer) with my Sunday paper.

What If, What Then, What Next?: The PHSC-olograms of Ellen Sandor and (art)n

Paula DiPerna | Posted 11.10.2015 | Arts
Paula DiPerna

Disruptive technologies love to take over, but what if we could disrupt the disruptive, before it disrupts us? What if we could get ahead of the raw commercialism that tends to co-opt new technologies?

360-Degree Video Technology Lets Newbies Like Us Surf Inside A Tahitian Barrel

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 11.02.2015 | Sports

Welcome to Teahupoo, Tahiti, where the waves are monstrous and the reefs razor sharp. In other words, it's no place for beginner surfers. But thanks t...

Tech Addicts Beware: These New Gadgets are Waiting for You

Michael L. Berman | Posted 10.22.2015 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

Tech addiction: The inability to stroll through the aisles of a computer/box/department store without drooling over and buying computer-based/electronic items you really don't need.

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...

NYT Launches Virtual Reality Project With Google

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 10.20.2015 | Media

The New York Times announced plans on Tuesday to launch a virtual reality project with Google called NYT VR. The initiative kicks off in early N...

Oaxaca Film Fest: International Films, Sundance and Mezcal in the Colonial City

Karin Badt | Posted 10.20.2015 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

I happened to learn about the Oaxaca Film Festival by the luck of coincidence. While surfing in Puerto Escondido, I met its charismatic director, Ramiz Adeeb Azar, an Iranian American, based in the city of Oaxaca, on the beach.

Virtual Reality is the New Reality

Carlos M. Gutierrez, Jr. | Posted 10.15.2015 | Technology
Carlos M. Gutierrez, Jr.

Recently, I had the opportunity to interview Morris May to discuss, among other things, entrepreneurship, the future of virtual reality, and Specular Theory's fascinating work.

Everything You Need To Know About Motion Sickness

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 10.06.2015 | Healthy Living

The question: What causes motion sickness and who is most likely to feel sick? The answer: No one knows for sure when it comes to the first part of t...

What Happened at Oculus Connect and Why You Should Care

Sophia Dominguez | Posted 10.02.2015 | Technology
Sophia Dominguez

Oculus Connect 2 was the best thing to happen to virtual reality (VR) since Palmer Luckey put the Oculus DK1 on Kickstarter. I wanted to share with you the highlights of the event so you too, can feel like you were there.

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.

A New Era for Clinton Global Initiative and Founders

Maura Kelly | Posted 09.30.2015 | Impact
Maura Kelly

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) marked its 10th anniversary this September in New York and brought together more than a thousand leaders in phil...

Finally, A Virtual Reality Headset That’s Cheap And Actually Works

AP | Alexandra Ma | Posted 09.24.2015 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Samsung says a new virtual reality headset will be 22 percent lighter and, at $99, half the price of its previous model. The...

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...

The Virtual Road to the Proto Awards

Turnstyle | Posted 09.21.2015 | Technology

Virtual Reality may just be warming up, but did you know that there is already an awards show for it? That's right, the Emmy's just wrapped up but VR's premiere award show -- in Hollywood, no less -- will be taking place this week.

Need Help Working Through A Personal Crisis? Just Pretend You're Freud

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.21.2015 | Science

If you're in the midst of a personal crisis and trying to figure out the best solution, here's a trick that just might help you find the answer: Pret...

Wearable Technologies: Sci-Fi Novels Gone Awry?

Sanjna Verma | Posted 09.03.2015 | Technology
Sanjna Verma

My hopes for wearable technology is that it evolves to assist our human evolution, not handicap it. I don't want to see our blood types poisoned by inserting chips unnecessarily into the crevices of our body, but I do want wearable technology to create longer lifetimes, invent eco-friendly homes, and above all, sustain the planet and humanity.

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

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.