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A daily newsletter charting the future: From technology to the scientific breakthroughs changing our lives.
The ideas that led to the development of virtual reality might be over a century old. For instance the concept of stereoscopics - devices that create the illusion of depth in an image, has been around since the 1830s. Today it’s becoming more mainstream and more immersive as the biggest tech companies rush to develop advanced hardware and software. Virtual reality has finally come of age, presenting endless possibilities to see places and experience events, we never could have in the real world.Dec.15.2017
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An algorithm to choose your valentine?02:47
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This new robot can hold the door for its friend00:52
The largest underwater volcano explosion, we almost missed02:10