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Your Weekly Recommendations Saturday, February 25, 2017
 
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After Ford's $1 Billion Investment, Maybe Pittsburgh's Steelers Will Turn Into Robots
Forbes • Contributor, Doron Levin
Watch: How ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ Used Steam VR Tracking to Shoot VFX Shots
Road to Virtual Reality • Paul James
Soldier-turned-robotics-CEO has a special understanding of his product's need
Stars and Stripes
Watch: Tobii Tease Unnervingly Effective Vive Eye-Tracked VR Demo Ahead of GDC
Road to Virtual Reality • Paul James
Bill Gates Is Wrong That Robots and Automation Are Killing Jobs
Fortune Magazine • James Bessen
Using VR as a Tool to Cultivate Compassion with Condition One
Road to Virtual Reality • Kent Bye
The U.S. Army’s First Drone Bases Were Simple
Medium • Joseph Trevithick
ARM and SMI to Showcase New Mobile VR Eye-Tracking Demo at GDC
Road to Virtual Reality • Paul James
5 Things You Missed This Week: the start of a self-driving car IP war, 1-step brain hacking, and more
IEEE Spectrum • Samuel K. Moore
US Air Force will Retire MQ-1 Predator Aerial Drones in 2018
Chinatopix : Top News • Arthur Dominic Villasanta
 
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Auto Industry, Robotics
After Ford's $1 Billion Investment, Maybe Pittsburgh's Steelers Will Turn Into Robots
ForbesContributor, Doron Levin
Ford Motor Co. shocked the budding driverless car industry on February 9 by announcing that it will invest $1 billion in Argo AI, an artificial intelligence startup whose success or failure could dictate the No. 2 U.S. automaker’s ability to compete as...
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BBC America, Virtual Reality
Watch: How ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ Used Steam VR Tracking to Shoot VFX Shots
Road to Virtual RealityPaul James
It’s emerged that last year’s Star Wars: Rogue One, used existing virtual reality technology – specifically HTC Vive’s Steam VR tracking – to allow the film’s director to compose visual effects shots for the movie. Watch how it was done. Whatever you...
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Robotics
Soldier-turned-robotics-CEO has a special understanding of his product's need
Stars and Stripes
Shahar Abuhazira knows about dark places. He had the dicey assignment of crawling into tunnels to find terrorists as an infantry officer with the Israeli Defense Forces. "These are small and narrow places, a very dangerous environment," the businessman said. Those missions...
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Facebook Inc, Virtual Reality
Watch: Tobii Tease Unnervingly Effective Vive Eye-Tracked VR Demo Ahead of GDC
Road to Virtual RealityPaul James
This short but ingenious video snippet from eye-tracking specialists Tobii was built to tease a social VR demo they’ve been working on for GDC next week. It aptly highlights the subtle yet striking enhancements that eye tracking may being to social VR...
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Microsoft Corp, Robotics
Bill Gates Is Wrong That Robots and Automation Are Killing Jobs
Fortune MagazineJames Bessen
In a recent interview, Microsoft (msft, 0.00%) founder Bill Gates proposed that robots should be taxed. He anticipates that robots will replace large numbers of workers over the next 20 years. By taxing the robots, he argued, we would slow down the...
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Agriculture, Climate Change
Using VR as a Tool to Cultivate Compassion with Condition One
Road to Virtual RealityKent Bye
Danfung Dennis of Condition One has an ambitious vision for the potential of virtual reality, and it’s one of the most radical ones that I’ve come across. He believes that VR can be used as a tool to cultivate compassion through having...
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Defense Policy, Drones
The U.S. Army’s First Drone Bases Were Simple
MediumJoseph Trevithick
For many pilotless planes, things haven’t changed much since by JOSEPH TREVITHICK A popular image of American drone bases abroad is of small, dusty airstrips and clam-shell hangars, often attached to foreign airports. In early stages of the Cold War, the U.S....
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Smartphones, Virtual Reality
ARM and SMI to Showcase New Mobile VR Eye-Tracking Demo at GDC
Road to Virtual RealityPaul James
ARM Holdings and Sensormotoric Instruments (SMI) are teaming up at GDC to showcase the potential of powerful mobile GPUs, eye-tracking and foveated rendering technologies in a new made-for-VR demo that will debut at GDC next week. ARM, one of the world’s leaders...
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Self-Driving Cars
5 Things You Missed This Week: the start of a self-driving car IP war, 1-step brain hacking, and more
IEEE SpectrumSamuel K. Moore
1. Is Waymo’s $500-million fight with Uber the first shot in a self-driving car intellectual property war? Knowing only Waymo’s side of the story, Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski looks like he’s been caught using his former employer’s trade secrets to give the...
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Combat Drones, Drones
US Air Force will Retire MQ-1 Predator Aerial Drones in 2018
Chinatopix : Top NewsArthur Dominic Villasanta
0 The U.S. Air Force will begin inactivating its fleet of General Atomics MQ-1 Predator aerial drones in 2018. This ubiquitous unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) has been in service with the air force since 1995. It will be replaced in the many...
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