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Microsoft: Consumer AR's path is "measured in years"

Microsoft's HoloLens 2 event made one thing clear last week: This is a device for the company. If the numerous demos of business partners did not make this known, this was certainly the case with a price of $ 3,500. The consumer AR, however, is becoming increasingly popular. We can all see a future in which cheaper HoloLens units give …

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It's time to destroy nuclear weapons – TechCrunch

Beatrice Fihn Contributor "Atomic bombs are primarily a means of ruthless destruction of cities." These are the words of Leo Szilard, one of the scientists who pushed for the development of nuclear weapons. He wrote it as part of a petition signed by dozens of other scientists who had worked on the Manhattan Project with President Harry Truman not to …

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Elizabeth Warren reportedly wants to break up Apple TechCrunch as well

Massachusetts Senator and 2020 Presidential Candidate Elizabeth Warren rippled yesterday as she set out her plan to dissolve large tech companies like Amazon, Google, and Facebook. Well, The Verge reports, Warren also wants to dissolve Apple. In particular, Warren believes that Apple should not be able to operate both the Apple App Store and distribute apps. "It has to be …

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My little robot guy – TechCrunch

It was only a matter of time before I let a robot into my apartment and run wild. Roomba has been around since 2002, so it's kind of strange that it took me so long to get into the robot vacuum train. But unfortunately in recent weeks I have tested the Roborock S5, a combined vacuum cleaner and mop, in …

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Blockchain allows anyone to buy shares from Apple and Facebook

While advocated as a decentralized form of money that puts individuals in control of their own assets, cryptocurrencies remain mostly the domain of the super-rich and super-niches. For example, 1,000 Bitcoin wallets currently hold 35.18% of all Bitcoins, and few computer scientists understand the inner workings and machinations of Blockchains. These uncomfortable truths undermine the oft-repeated claim that Blockchain's democratizing …

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Carolyn Petit interview – A good reception for Queer Tropes in Video Games series

Surprisingly, Carolyn Petit did not get much of this week. The three-part miniseries examines the depiction of queers in games, much like Tropes Vs. The three-part miniseries examines the depiction of queer in games, much like Tropes Vs. Women in Video Games looked at the representation of females in games. Anita Sarkeesian, an award-winning critic who leads Feminist Frequency, directed …

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