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Here are the first films from Oculus Story Studio

Look out, Hollywood, because Oculus VR is coming for you. Earlier today, the Facebook-owned company introduced its new film division Story Studio, as it looks to broaden its horizons and experiment ...

4 minutes ago from Engadget

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Toward a scientific process freed from systemic bias

Research on how science works - the science of science - can benefit from studying the digital traces generated during the research process, such as peer-reviewed publications. This type of ...

12 hours ago from Phys.org

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Facebook's Oculus forms its own VR film studio

Oculus Story Studio will develop movies for virtual reality devices, like the company's Oculus Rift. It's kicking off with an animated short premiering Monday at the Sundance Film Festival.

7 hours ago from CNET

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How can we protect our information in the era of cloud computing?

Private information would be much more secure if individuals moved away from cloud-based storage towards peer-to-peer systems, where data is stored in a variety of ways and across a variety ...

16 hours ago from Phys.org

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New programming language for fast simulations

Norwegian researchers have developed an entirely new language for faster programming and simulations.

12 hours ago from Phys.org

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Practicing nursing care in a virtual world

Oculus Rift, a gaming headset, caná help teach nurses how to communicate better, researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology have found.

12 hours ago from Phys.org

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The world's largest animated GIF can only be seen from space

No matter how you pronounce the name, there is no denying that animated GIFs are big deal on the Internet. But to truly expand their potential as an art form, they must become […]

Sun 25 Jan 15 from Geek.com

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Scotty project eyes uniqueness, sharing issues in 3D printing

A teleportation machine system this week caught the attention of tech writers this week, including John Biggs, East Coast Editor of TechCrunch. The system involves units of off-the-shelf 3D ...

Fri 23 Jan 15 from Phys.org

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Tonal languages arose in humid climates

Humidity primes vocal chords to produce complex tones

Fri 23 Jan 15 from Science Now

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