Archive For The “VR, AR, and “Reality”” Category

‘President Of Virtual Reality’ Creates Teleport Crypto Token

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“There are also claims that the emerging virtual reality market can create “millions” of gamified VR jobs through the initiative and “increase the minimum wage” level in the sector going forward, according to John Jacobs, an English-born actor, musician, and filmmaker, who is CEO of NEVERDIE and the “President of Virtual Reality.””
https://www-forbes-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.forbes.com/sites/rogeraitken/2017/08/02/president-of-virtual-reality-behind-neverdie-creates-teleport-crypto-token-raises-3-5m/amp/

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Musk: Zuckerberg’s knowledge of the AI future is ‘limited’,

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“It is an unusually public spat for the two technology CEOs, neither of which have competing businesses. But it highlights the level of debate happening in the technology community over the future of AI.

Musk has previously warned that humans will need to merge with machines or risk becoming irrelevant. And while the two might disagree on the impact AI has, Zuckerberg, like Musk, agrees with the idea of a universal basic income to help cushion any fallout from new technology.”

http://www.cnbc.com/2017/07/25/elon-musk-mark-zuckerberg-ai-knowledge-limited.html

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New sex robots with ‘frigid’ settings allow men to simulate rape | The Independent

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“Another programmed personality that has been heavily criticised is that of ‘Young Yoko’ who is described by the website as: “oh so young (barely 18) and waiting for you to teach her.””
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/sex-robots-frigid-settings-rape-simulation-men-sexual-assault-a7847296.html

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Elon Musk Lays Out Worst-Case Scenario for AI Threat – WSJ

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Speaking Saturday at the National Governors Association meeting in Rhode Island, the chief executive of electric-car maker Tesla Inc. and rocket-maker Space Exploration Technologies Corp. laid out several worst-case scenarios for AI, saying that the technology will threaten all human jobs and that an AI could even spark a war. “It is the biggest risk that we face as a civilization,” he said.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/elon-musk-warns-nations-governors-of-looming-ai-threat-calls-for-regulations-1500154345   

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Kalashnikov develops fully automated neural network-based combat module — RT News

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“The key question for humanity today is whether to start a global AI arms race or to prevent it from starting. If any major military power pushes ahead with AI weapon development, a global arms race is virtually inevitable, and the endpoint of this technological trajectory is obvious: autonomous weapons will become the Kalashnikovs of tomorrow.”

https://www.rt.com/news/395375-kalashnikov-automated-neural-network-gun/

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This Is CNN: Cringeworthy Don Lemon Gaffes

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The airline swallowing black hole is my all time favorite….

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2014/11/6-of-don-lemons-greatest-tv-gaffes.html

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ERICSSON: AR AND VR TO MERGE WITH REALITY

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It also says that when boundaries between people’s perception of physical and virtual reality start to blur, this could result in a drastic impact on lives and society. The way people live, work, and consume information and media will fundamentally change.

Ericsson: AR and VR to merge with reality

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US Army Is Bringing ‘Tactical AR’ To The Battlefield

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To be fair, the US Army has been using AR in combat for years in the form of simple, monochromatic displays fielded by select individuals. “Tactical Augmented Reality,” or TAR, takes the idea much further by providing high quality HD displays miniaturized to the size of a small eyepiece and capable of communicating large amounts of critical data in real-time.

The TAR system can effectively provide a soldier with advanced night vision, topographical information and shared vision between squad members

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Al Jazeera Debuts First VR Documentary: ‘I Am Rohingya’

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“One of the most attractive aspects of virtual reality is the ability to immerse viewers in an issue, in this case the plight of persecuted minorities in a refugee camp,” mentioned Rasool. “We’re able to connect with the issue on a deeper level and capture in detail the environment and circumstances of the Rohingya people.” 

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NSFW: Gold Membership VR Brings the Gentleman’s Club Home

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Grownup leisure has been an early driver of recent video and digital expertise for many years, and it’s typically cited as a serious affect on the rise of VHS over Betamax, Blu-ray over HD-DVD, the adoption of on-line bank card transaction requirements and the proliferation of high-speed web. So it ought to come as no shock that it’s additionally a serious drive on the daybreak of VR experiences.

-Not Safe For Work-

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