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Just finished a story on the promise and perils of immersive displays:
When Facebook announced that they would be acquiring Oculus, a tiny pioneer of low-cost immersive displays, for $2 billion, the dawn of widespread virtual reality (VR) seemed just around the corner. The hype suggests that a lighter, higher-resolution, and lower cost head mounted display (HMD) might finally take virtual reality to the mainstream for games, immersive experiences, and even better wall-street trading desks.
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Now this sounds like a match made in heaven for both of them. It will not only open the application for cars as Mike Kwatinetz a Founding General Partner at Azure Capital Partners suggests, but will pave the way for Google's engineering talent shape the future of

-shipping (autonomous semi-trucks)
-industrial robotics relying on high-performance engines and batteries
-and a new era of autonomous agriculture

Some very interesting points about the current high cost of lidar -- Google does not make any of this technology. One might think that the much lower cost of the sort of 3D sensing used in consumer electronics and games could play a role here. But at least from what I have seen, none of these alternatives have the same ability to quickly create a model of the world to safely guide a moving car as Lidar.
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I wonder if one day we will decide to eat things that feel good rather than read good.
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The qs world I would like to live in
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Everyone says you should be positive... but how? Here what science has to say about how to be optimistic.
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"A slow, loving, 'affective' touch may be key to a healthy sense of self" http://feedly.com/k/17TJmGQ
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As a pivotal part of the X PRIZE Foundation, the Alliances Team influences our future by raising awareness, securing philanthropic support for the Foundation and cultivating the XPRIZE community. ; Alliances most important goals are to secure the Foundation's unrestricated gifts through philanthropic membership programs, private VIP events and other charitable giving mechanisms. ; Alliances designs innovative fundraising cultivation, solicitati...
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Research find that hear cilia change in length, in addition to just moving
The sensory cells of the inner ear have tiny hairs called stereocilia that play a critical part in hearing. It has long been known that these stereocilia move sideways back and forth in a wave-like motion when stimulated by a sound wave. After having designed a microscope to observe these movements, a research team in Sweden has discovered that the hairs not only move sideways but also change in length.
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microgreens found to be more nutritious
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