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Virtual Insanity

I first started writing this blog two and a half years ago to document my progress whilst undertaking a 4000 km virtual triathlon across Chile. The idea was that I could record all my swim, bike & run training miles throughout the year to accumulate enough distance to cover the world’s longest country, without the time and cost expense of actually spending a year there (although I did manage 3 weeks which was great!). 1,448 more words

European Parliament votes for hands-off approach to blockchain tech regulation

(Source: arstechnica.co.uk)

MEPs yesterday voted to take a hands-off approach to regulating blockchain technology.

In a move that received the thumbs up from finance commissioner Jonathan Hill, the European Parliament suggested that a “wait and see” approach would be more beneficial than suffocating the new tech with rules and legislation. 468 more words


Secretive Alibaba-backed Magic Leap is suing its staff... and making robots

(Source: e27.co)

In a rare glimpse into the secretive Alibaba-Google-backed augmented reality startup, Magic Leap, the company has filed a lawsuit against two former employees, claiming they worked on proprietary robotics technology while building a similar project outside the company for over a year. 318 more words


Minecraft using Oculus Rift with Hydra controllers & HTC...

Minecraft using Oculus Rift with Hydra controllers & HTC Vive. Co-op! 

Uncanny Valley, a sci-fi VR short

This remarkable short sci-fi film from 3dar depicts a disturbing convergence of virtual reality and drone/robotic technology.  It’s an incredibly well-made nine minutes of independent movie-making.   34 more words


Customers with Enterprise Agreement who already have SQL Server Licenses, can use them on Azure Virtual Machines

Now  Microsoft Enterprise Agreement customers can bring existing licenses to run SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines. Since the launch of Azure Virtual Machines, customers can already run… 98 more words