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Virtual Cow Experiment Aims to Teach Empathy

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August 14, 2013
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Experiments are underway at Stanford University to determine if immersive technology can result in more empathy for the environment. As AP's Haven Daley explains, the research uses the latest in virtual reality equipment.


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TheStreet (July 2, 2014) — Facebook reportedly manipulated the timeline feeds of nearly 700,000 users in 2012 to study how different emotional expressions change users' behavior. Facebook and its research partners concluded that if a user sees a lot of negative feeds, this user is more likely to post a negative status update. The psychological experiment was carried out without users' consent. UK data regulators are investigating whether Facebook violated data protection laws. Dr. Suzy Moat, Assistant Professor at the University of Warwick Business School joins Julia Sun to discuss the experiment. Video provided by TheStreet
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3D Tool Offers Clearer Picture for Architects

3D Tool Offers Clearer Picture for Architects

Reuters (June 11, 2012) — Urban planners and architects will soon be able to take a virtual tour of houses and neighborhoods to help them make important design and planning decisions. The Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering in Stuttgart says their 3D Virtual Cityscape project will offer new perspectives for urban planners creating the cities and suburbs of the future.
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The Virtualizer Takes Gaming to Next Level

The Virtualizer Takes Gaming to Next Level

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Jan. 27, 2014) — A prototype gaming system being developed by scientists in Austria is taking virtual reality to a new level, allowing gamers to physically walk or run through their virtual world. Its inventors at the Vienna University of Technology say 'The Virtualizer' could also be used to help stroke patients regain their ability to walk. Jim Drury reports.
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Next Generation Virtual Reality Unveiled in S.F.

Next Generation Virtual Reality Unveiled in S.F.

AP (Mar. 20, 2014) — New technology is fueling a comeback for virtual reality helmets, which came onto the scene decades ago. Several companies unveiled virtual reality prototypes at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. (March 20) Video provided by AP
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