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The WIRED Guide to Virtual Reality

SOURCE: https://www.wired.com/story/wired-guide-to-virtual-reality/ Everything you ever wanted to know about VR headsets, Oculus, Vive, and simulator sickness. ALL HAIL THE headset. Or, alternatively, all ignore the headset, because it’s gonna be a dismal failure anyway. That’s pretty […]

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Never-ending misfortunes: Toshiba stuck in the news cycle from hell

SOURCE: https://techwireasia.com/2017/04/toshiba-stuck-newscycle-hell EMBATTLED Toshiba has had a rather terrible week following previously reported news the Japanese government would not be extending a helping hand to save them from falling share prices and bankrupting nuclear power businesses. Since the […]

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WHO warns about the risks of AI for healthcare

SOURCE: https://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/emea/who-warns-about-risks-ai-healthcare New ethics guidance cautions against overestimating the benefits of technology. A World Health Organisation (WHO) report has cautioned against overestimating the benefits of artificial intelligence (AI) for health at the expense of core […]

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New alliances to beef up investments in microchips and cloud technologies

SOURCE: https://sciencebusiness.net/news/new-alliances-beef-investments-microchips-and-cloud-technologies The European Commission launched two alliances bringing together industry, member states and other organisations to co-invest in semiconductor and cloud and edge computing, in a move designed to reduce reliance on foreign technologies. […]

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Which billionaire is winning the space race? It depends

SOURCE: https://edition.cnn.com/2021/07/14/tech/jeff-bezos-richard-branson-elon-musk-space-race-scn/index.html New York (CNN Business)Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and Richard Branson have a combined net worth of $400 billion, roughly the size of the GDP of the entire nation of Ireland. And all three […]

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What Is Wetware in Computing and Biology?

SOURCE: https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-wetware-4155299 Wetwear, which stands for wet software, has come to mean a few different things over the years but it usually refers to the mixture of software, hardware, and biology.https://457e5e1b9ae44e0e8d56eac5006600de.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-38/html/container.html The word originally referred to […]