Turnstyle Jump: Wednesday’s Top Reads

on Wednesday, Jun. 19th

LA Unified to Give Every Student an iPad in Deal Worth ‘Hundreds of Millions’The second largest school district in the country has chosen Apple as the sole vendor for a new program starting this fall. VentureBeat

Google Challenges U.S. Gag Order, Citing First AmendmentThe tech giant, looking to clear the air in the wake of the PRISM revelations, goes to court. Washington Post

The Creepy Side Of E3Kotaku's Tina Amini shares tales of gross behavior at this year's expo.

Man of Steel: The New American WayIf Superman is the embodiment of America, our projection of values and power out into the wider world, this film reflects back how the world must see us. (Heavy Spoilers.)

XBox One's Awful DRM Drowned Out Some Really Cool GamesKotaku's Jason Schreier gets deep into Project: Spark, the most interesting console game at E3.


To Build The VR Education of Tomorrow One Scholar Turns To The Past

There are plenty of folks in the education technology field who are excited about virtual reality as the next great educational tool.



We’re Closer To Our Photorealistic VR Future Than You’d Think (INTERVIEW)

A look into the virtual world of tomorrow with USC researcher Paul Debevec.


Prepare Yourselves For The Personal VR Video Revolution

Virtual Reality is rapidly approaching a watershed moment.

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Spoiler Alert: Hollywood Isn’t Taking Cyber Security Seriously (LA Film Fest)

Tonight at the Los Angeles Film Festival, squeezed in between movies and red carpet events, a symposium on Cyber Security is being held at the Grammy Museum.

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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.