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Fearing the small

Posted by Jon Peddie on July 28th 2015 | Discuss
Tags: computing nano bots

I was thinking about the Pluto flyby and a comment made by an older gentleman that he doubted we would see as much technological progress as he had, having seen the Wright Brothers (when he was 17) to the moon landing (when he was 84). I think the developments are just as

The spring refresh

Posted by Kathleen Maher on July 21st 2015 | Discuss
Tags: vr ar virtual reality 3dtv

In the land of technology, the second quarter isn’t so much about spring as it is about laying plans, getting ready, and marshalling forces. Traditionally, the commercial spring refresh is about updating and spiffing up products, and getting them out the door to clear the decks for summer

What is it that’s so exciting about VR?

Posted by Jon Peddie on July 15th 2015 | Discuss
Tags: vr oculus

The military has been using VR to train soldiers, pilots, ship captains, and tank drivers for over a decade. Surgeons have practiced using VR HMDs even longer. It’s not new, nor novel. But for some reason, when Facebook bet $2 billion U.S. dollars on Oculus, all of a