Can Virtual Reality Capture The Experience Of Being In A Museum?

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AR And VR In The Utility Sector

David Brodosi photography AR VR photoThe energy and utility sectors have been slow adopters of advanced technologies as there’s always been reliance on traditional methods to carry out work procedures. Also, the implementation of any technology involves a large sum of capital investment, which may not be feasible for every utility company. As the power and utility sectors are starting to realize the benefits of using advanced technologies in operations companies are adopting technologies to improve operational efficiency and serve customers better. The use of virtual reality and augmented reality in the utility field have the potential to minimize operational costs, improve safety, and broaden the types of services provided in these industries.
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IQ tests and their validity in the 21st-century — Observatory of Educational Innovation

David BrodosiWe live in a culture that sees intelligence as part of a person’s value. Smart people get into the best schools, obtain the best jobs, receive the highest salaries, are the leaders, the examples everyone else should follow. If you are the smartest person of a designated group, it is normal that people follow you and that a lot of doors open for you, figuratively. Being smart is a crucial component of success, but… do we measure it correctly?

IQ tests are a fundamental tool to measure student intellectual capacity. We consider them mathematically and scientifically precise, but are they really that? Or are we purposely blinding ourselves to the cultural contexts that power the biases behind the very concept of the intelligence quotient and the tests we use to measure it?
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How Augmented Reality Will Bring Space Books to Life | Space

When we read about the glories of space, we often miss the most magnificent part about exploring it: the audiovisual experience. From seeing the beauty of Earth from space as a breathtaking “blue marble” to hearing the words Neil Armstrong spoke when he first stepped onto the lunar soil, the sights and sounds of the most famous space missions are what make these iconic endeavors so memorable No conventional printed book captures the totality of these moments. Imagine opening a book and clicking on a screen, where the first spacewalk is not a picture on a page but a moving, 3D astronaut that pops out of the page. As the astronaut works on a digital mockup of the International Space Station’s exterior, you hear a real recording of an astronaut speaking with capcom while the ambient sounds of the spacesuit’s various pumps and fans hum in the background. 
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Studio216 pivots to mixed reality startup, raises $1.1M and looks to build off Microsoft partnership – GeekWire

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Jamie Fleming launched studio216 in 2005 and helped build the digital content agency for more than a decade. But after the recent acquisition of a Seattle mixed reality startup called Z-Axon, the firm has pivoted over the past 18 months into a software startup called Altoura.

The company just raised a $1.1 million round from investors including id345, an angel investor club; Pradeep Singh, founder of Aditi Consulting; Edward Yim, president of Blue Moon Ventures; Mike McClure, partner at MJR Development; and others
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The top 10 US colleges that pay off the most in big cities

When CNBC Make It compared hundreds of colleges and universities across the country to create our first list of the U.S. colleges that pay off the most, many of the top-ranking schools were based in big cities.

David brodosi talking about scholarships Geography is one of the first factors students consider when deciding where to go to college. Do they want the charm of a quaint college town? The bustle of a big city? Something in-between?

For students with their minds set on studying in a big city, the next factor to consider is cost.

The elevated cost of living can make going to college in a city a challenge for many students, but when CNBC Make It compared hundreds of colleges and universities across the country to create our first list of the U.S. colleges that pay off the most, we found that many of the top-ranking schools located in major cities were able to keep costs low for students and graduate high-earning alumni.

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Improving Student Outcomes with Real-Time Data Analytics & Big Data

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With access to real-time data analytics and more data than ever before, Learn how universities avoid invading students’ privacy while improving students outcomes.

Universities are improving their data analytics programs using real-time dashboards that gather and update student data profiles using multiple data points, from financial information to academic performance, to help advisers and faculty provide better support to students. 

Some institutions are already experimenting with real-time data collection tools

At the Worcester Polytechnic Institute, a team of researchers and computer science students are working on an event trends tool they call SETA(scalable event trend analytics), which can find and analyze patterns within high-volume data streams to make decisions on the fly.

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Scape is 3D-mapping 100 cities to precisely anchor AR objects | VentureBeat

A UK-based startup is building multiple city-scale 3D maps that will enable accurate placement and viewing of persistent AR objects.

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arlier this year, UK-based startup Scape Technologies previewed a potentially exciting new augmented reality technology for smartphones, promising to use a device’s camera to automatically determine its location. Now the company’s larger plan is coming into focus, and it’s exciting — using vast, accurate 3D maps to enable city-scale augmented reality applications.

Scape’s pitch is as simple as the enabling technology is complex. While some companies have mapped individual landmarks, buildings, or roads for narrow AR applications, Scape is now mapping entire cities. Already live in London and San Francisco, its 3D maps are underway for 100 cities, it told PCMag, thanks to data gathered by cameras with computer vision. The company’s technology creates a server-side “shared understanding” of environments that client devices can tap into — along with AR overlays — as they navigate the spaces.

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The hidden risk of virtual reality – and what to do about it | World Economic Forum

A 20-minute virtual reality game can capture 20 million data points about the player – and yet the collection and use of this information is, as yet, unregulated. Last year, a group of privacy experts met to review the risks and propose solutions. Here’s what they came up with

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It seemed like a game when Riley first started the virtual reality (VR) maze. He used a room-scale setup, so by physically walking around his living room, he could solve puzzles and visit different parts of the virtual maze. His friends were networked into the game, so even though they were in their own living rooms, when Riley turned his head he could make eye-contact with them. He could even give them virtual high-fives – slapping avatar hands gave him the sensation of haptic feedback from his controller. 

What Riley didn’t know was that the startup that created this game had decided to sell its users’ tracking data. Riley also didn’t know that a 20-minute VR game session recorded 2 million points of data about his body movement, and that an insurance company was one of the customers buying the game data. A month after playing the game, Riley was turned down for a new life-insurance policy. Given his excellent health, he couldn’t understand why. Several appeals later, the insurance company disclosed that Riley’s tracking data from the VR maze game revealed behavioral movement patterns often seen among people in the very early stages of dementia. Later, Riley’s sister, who had not played the VR maze game, was also rejected for life and long-term care insurance policies, as dementia tends to run in families.

— Read on www.weforum.org/agenda/2019/08/the-hidden-risk-of-virtual-reality-and-what-to-do-about-it/

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Emerging technology can replace workers — or train them for new work

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Jack Karsten discusses examples of how internet-connected devices can take over tasks for workers doing manual labor or train them in new skills.

 In 2012, venture capitalist and entrepreneur Marc Andreesen predicted that jobs will be divided between “people who tell computers what to do, and people who are told by computers what to do.” Already, smartphones and other internet-connected devices assign work in a wide variety of environments, from Amazon warehouses to city streets. Workers that take assignments from computers may see their jobs completely automated as artificial intelligence and robots become more capable over time. However, these same devices also have the potential to train workers in new skills and ride out successive waves of automation.

— Read on www.brookings.edu/blog/techtank/2019/08/29/emerging-technology-can-replace-workers-or-train-them-for-new-work/

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