Turnstyle Jump: Top Reads for June 28th, 2013

on Friday, Jun. 28th

'Random Access Memories Memories' Remixes Daft Punk's Latest Into a Whole New Album – Sounds so soulful, don't you agree? (The Verge)

Report: Google Considering Game Machine, Looking at Ouya – Google says "ME TOO" the very week that a console using their core tech launches. #facepalm I'd link to the Wall Street Journal report, but: paywall. #SMH (Shacknews)

Netflix Introduces Max, a Playful Personal Assistant for Playstation 3 Users – TIL: the PS3 is the most popular Netflix platform, but apparently PS3 users don't know that rating movies will give them better recommendations. (New Media Rockstars)

Ahead of Xbox One, Time Warner Cable Brings 300 Live Channels to Xbox 360 – Includes bonus speculation that we'll see a $199.00 Xbox One, because a certain someone is still suffering from sticker shock. (VentureBeat)

Army Restricts Access to The Guardian in the Wake of NSA Leaks – irony /ˈīrənē/ noun The fact that looking at publicly available information can get Department of Defense employees in trouble. (Ars Technica)

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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.