- TechcrunchJul 07 07:35 AM
If there is anyone who knows where the future is headed it’s Neal Stephenson. The author of the classic cyberpunk novel, Snow Crash, and, most recently, Seveneves, Stephenson has long been a voyager in lands unexplored by the common mind. And now he’s going to join us on stage at Disrupt SF 2016, a unique treat. We’ll be talking about his latest book, his vision of the the… Read More
Facebook gives its Oculus employees a dystopian sci-fi book to get them excited about building the futureBusiness Insider via Yahoo! FinanceJul 27 03:39 PM
Anyone who starts a job at Facebook-owned virtual-reality company Oculus is given a copy of...
Facebook gives its Oculus employees a dystopian sci-fi book to get them excited about building the futureTech Insider via Yahoo UK & Ireland NewsJul 27 12:21 PM
Facebook execs have described a future where VR will let friends "sit together courtside" at an NBA game from their living room couch or be an escape for dying people in the hospital. Like Cline's Oasis, they want the virtual world to be just as real as real life.
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- TechRadarJul 20 04:37 AM
MetaWorld I've got a confession. Last week I saw the most incredible thing I've ever encountered in virtual reality, and it didn't have me strapped into the cockpit of a spaceship, painting a 3D masterpiece or defusing a bomb. As a virtual reality convert I was already expecting these things to be awesome, and when they delivered on that feeling, it was expected. No, what blew my mind was a ...
- BloombergJul 27 03:31 AM
Scroll Down! The office building on Facebook Way is in the unfinished style that honors materials like plywood, concrete, and steel. The I-beams supporting its soaring walls still have the builders’ chalk placement instructions on them.
- The News & ObserverJul 11 08:42 AM
Finish in the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open is his career best on Senior circuit Three from Johnston are N&O Prep Players of the Year … Click to Continue »
- Arts JournalJul 10 07:08 PM
Around the beginning of the 20th Century, some French artists were asked to design a series of cards that would imagine what life would be like 100 years in the future in the year 2000. The first cards were created for the 1900 World Exhibition in Paris and eventually there were at least 87 of them.
- The News & ObserverJul 14 12:27 PM
Frank Stephenson Jr. has written more than 20 books about his native Murfreesboro and its surroundings, most of them chronicling the county culture of moonshine, herring fishing and chitlin' preparation. He keeps his work in a cabinet at Walter's Grill on Main Street because the town has never had a book store. That will change in August. … Click to Continue »
- FOX 2 News St. LouisJul 21 09:18 PM
NEW ATHENS, IL (KTVI) – The Kaskaskia River is a relaxing retreat and a place many recreational boaters go for fishing and a good time each year. However, some are worried the release of more alligator gar in these waters will intimidate people and keep them away. “They’re going to run into one of these […]
Facebook gives its Oculus employees a dystopian sci-fi book to get them excited about building the future (FB)Business InsiderJul 27 12:00 PM
Anyone who starts a job at Facebook-owned virtual-reality company Oculus is given a copy of Ernest Cline's dystopian science-fiction bestseller, "Ready Player One." The book, published in 2011, takes place in 2044, when the world is a dismal place and people spend most of their social time inside a virtual world called Oasis. People who've read it see it as simultaneously scary and exciting that...
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