Metaverse

Virtual Reality

Everyone can participate in building the metaverse

Now that there are TED talks on it, the Metaverse is now officially hip. 😉 The promise of the metaverse extends far beyond digital spaces — it can transform and enrich how we experience the material world, too. From video games that bring communities together to digital art that collides with physical spaces, augmented reality […]

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Generative AI

Microsoft’s New AI: Virtual Humans Became Real! 🤯

Two Minute Papers examines the paper “3D Face Reconstruction with Dense Landmarks” in the following video. Fun fact, I remember seeing an early version of this research at the last MLADS conference I attended in 2019.

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Blockchain Cryptocurrency Livestream Virtual Reality

Metaverse Mondays: The End of NFTs?

Metaverse Monday livestream. Are NFTs dead? Probably not. Are NFTs still going to be worth millions? Definitely not.

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AI Virtual Reality

NVIDIA’s New AI Grows Objects Out Of Nothing!

Two Minute Papers examines the paper “Extracting Triangular 3D Models, Materials, and Lighting From Images.” I can only imagine what this will do for the Metaverse.

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AI Robotics

NVIDIA’s Robot AI Finally Enters The Real World! 🤖

While separate disciplines, Robotics and AI go together like peanut butter and jelly. Two Minute Papers examines the paper “CLIPort: What and Where Pathways for Robotic Manipulation” in the following video.

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Virtual Reality

Disruptive Technologists The Metaverse with Esther Dyson

I recently moderated a panel on “Is the Metaverse the ‘Future of the Future’ or a ‘Flaming Bag’?” Get inside the mind of Esther Dyson, Swiss-born American investor, journalist, author, commentator, philanthropist and founding member of ICANN and Graham Morehead, Principal Research Scientist at AON & Adjunct Professor at Gonzaga University in this Disruptive Technologists […]

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Virtual Reality

The Curious Case of Virtual Reality

This was originally published on LinkedIn. Few technologies have intrigued me the way that Virtual Reality (VR) has. Fewer still have kept my attention as long as VR has. My first exposure to VR was the film “The Lawnmower Man.” It was cheesy 90’s science fiction, but it was thought provoking. An ordinary person could […]

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Virtual Reality

What is the future of Computing with Spatial Computing and Quantum Computing

The next wave of digital disruption is Spatial Computing, an emerging technology that will change how we interact with computers and the physical world, using intelligent edge devices like a HoloLens and other mobile devices. Mainly driven by AI computer vision and advanced sensors, those devices can spatially sense the world around us and make […]

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Virtual Reality

Nvidia Omniverse vs Facebook Metaverse

Nvidia’s Jensen Huang and Meta’s Mark Zuckerberg recently revealed their visions for what the Metaverse will look like in the future. Watch both presentations and see how they compare.

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