NYVR and NYUVR Pt. 1

Topic Name: NYVR & NYUVR Bio: NYVR is a monthly VR meetup held at the Microsoft office at Times Square. NYUVR is a (for the most part) weekly VR meetup at the Future Reality Lab at NYU. Name of Topic: NYVR February Meetup, March 2 NYUVR Meetup Date of Topic: NYVR: February 16, 2017; NYUVR: […]

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Cinefex: “These Violent Delights” – Westworld

Publication Name: Cinefex Bio: Cinefex is a visual effects publication, and its first issue was released in 1980. Its content is currently geared towards professionals and enthusiasts. Name of Article: Westworld – “These Violent Delights” Date of Article Publication: February 2017 Describe Article: “These Violent Delights” talks about the development of Westworld, from the acting […]

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Cinefex: “The Dreamsmiths Unleashed” – VR

Publication Name: Cinefex Bio: Cinefex is a visual effects publication, and its first issue was released in 1980. Its content is currently geared towards professionals and enthusiasts. Name of Article: Virtual Reality – “The Dreamsmiths Unleashed” Date of Article Publication: February 2017 Describe Article: “The Dreamsmiths Unleashed” tackles a lot of the issues that come […]

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The Origami Revolution

Topic Name: Nova Bio: Nova is a science TV series on PBS and has been around since 1974, with its roots in the BBC documentary series Horizon. A lot of the early episodes were co-produced with the BBC or other documentaries outside the US. Name of Topic: The Origami Revolution Date of Topic: February 2017 […]

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PearlHacks

All photos taken at UNC-Chapel Hill at Sitterson Hall, where Howard Rheingold talks about VR in the first chapter of Virtual Reality, “Grasping Reality Through Illusion.” In these photos you can see the projects he was talking about (like the ARM with the virtual molecule, and the virtual walkthrough of Sitterson Hall). Names of researchers […]

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17 February 2017: 34-43, “Grasping Reality Through Illusion”

Author’s Name: Howard Rheingold Bio: Howard Rheingold fell into the virtual ecosystem fairly early on and documented his travels in seeking out the virtual frontier in the book Virtual Reality Name of Artwork or Topic: Virtual Reality, “Grasping Reality through Illusion” [34-43] Date of Artwork, Article Publication or Topic: 1991 Describe Artwork, Article or Topic: […]

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10 February 2017: “San Junipero”

Topic Name: Black Mirror Bio: Black Mirror is a television series that documents the [more often than not] dark side of future technology as cautionary tales. Name of Artwork: “San Junipero” Date of Artwork: October 2016 Describe Artwork: “San Junipero” is an episode of Black Mirror that explores the idea of uploading consciousness into a […]

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