[Audio Slideshow] Occupy Wall Street: Different Ideals, Working On One Community

on Thursday, Oct. 13th

Read Turnstyle News’ Full Occupy Wall Street Coverage

For weeks protesters from different walks of life have descended on Liberty Plaza (Zuccotti Park) — and now a community has emerged. While reporting, we found that although different causes inspired people to converge in Lower Manhattan, there is a common feeling of openness, discussion, and interaction between people who might have never spoken before.

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Rent Video Straight From Social Media Via Gumroad

The people who brought the “Buy Now” button to Twitter are going all-in on film distribution.

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Hacking Consciousness: Silicon Valley’s Next Frontier

Is there something that lies beyond the quantified self movement?

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Bright, Bold Future: Magic Leap Has Hired The Godfather of The Metaverse

There’s a rapturous term thrown around by VR enthusiasts: “The Metaverse.” It is a term that comes from the seminal Neal Stephenson science fiction novel Snow Crash, where it described a kind of embodied virtual reality.

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In the looming battle of AR and VR the prize is your mind.

Let’s talk about augmented reality versus virtual reality shall we?

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These Game Controllers Will (One Day) Read Your Mind

A version of this story airs on NPR/WBUR’s Here & Now.

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