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New York Times Tests Out Awesome New Feature Format

on Thursday, Dec. 20th

If you have any interest in the future of journalism online whatsoever you’ll stop what your doing and at least skim the “Snow Fall: The Avalanch at Tunnel Creek” feature over at the New York Times. Sports writer John Branch provides the story, part of a major collaboration at the times that brings together filmmakers and designers.

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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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