Occupy Debt: Student Loan Woes At Wall Street

Haldun Morgan on Thursday, Dec. 1st

Recent police crackdowns on Occupy protesters at UC Davis and UC Berkeley have moved college campuses into the spotlight.

But there are plenty of college age protesters outside of campus making the connection between their own debt and the larger goals of the movement. Turnstyle contributor Haldun Morgan talked to some of them participating at Occupy Wall Street, the encampment at Zucotti Park that’s since been dismantled.

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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?

Corey McCall with the video game controller that measures the level of excitement in the player. Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service

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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Virtual Reality’s Future Hinges on Presence and Patience

There are two reoccurring themes in the reports out of this past weekend’s Oculus Connect developers conference in Hollywood.

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The Dumbest Case Against Games Journalists You’ll Ever Hear

WARNING: Contains Opinions.

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