Turnstyle Jump: Top Reads for June 27th, 2013

on Thursday, Jun. 27th

iOS 7 Includes the Ability to Control Your iPhone or iPad Using Head Movements – This is either going to be very cool or very, very strange. (9to5 Mac)

Kickstarter Coming to Canada This Summer– That's the sound of a lot of confused people who have already backed Canadian projects. (The Verge)

Xbox at BUILD and Microsoft's Collaboration with Unity Technologies– Developers publishing through Microsoft Studios will have free access to the Unity engine tools. Quick analysis: this is a bigger win for Unity than it is for developers. (Xbox Wire)

Twitter is Experimenting with New Live Events Platform, “DVR Mode” for Using Twitter With TV & More– "And for planned events, like televised events, Costolo added that Twitter would like to offer that same functionality to users, even if they’re watching the event on a delayed basis. He described this as being able to 'follow along with Twitter in a DVR mode.'” (TechCrunch)

Bonus Listen: Chambaland – "Personal Yeezus" (Kanye West vs. Depeche Mode)

Follow Noah Nelson on Twitter (@noahjnelson)


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.

Ralph Echemendia

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.