Pursuing Jamming: Social Mixed Reality at Mozilla

To me, an ultimate expression of mixed reality technology is musically jamming with it– 3D and video mixing by an ensemble spatially, locally and across the web.

Mozilla is taking a small step in that direction with their VR hubs with the intent of growing that in the direction of mixed reality.

Enabling Social Experiences Using Mixed Reality and the Open Web – The Mozilla Blog

Today, Mozilla is sharing an early preview of an experiment we are calling “Hubs by Mozilla”. Hubs is an immersive social experience that is delivered through the browser. You simply click on a web link to begin interacting with others inside virtual reality.

 


ATTACK OF THE DALI ZOMBIE

DALI WON’T DIE thanks to the Dali Museum in a St. Petersburg.

Salvador Dalí reborn as a deepfake at his museum

The Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida has reanimated Salvador Dalí as a deepfake video experience. The “Dalí Lives” video installation opens in April on screens throughout the gall…


Greetings From Ultima Thule

The image travels 4,000,000,000 miles, uploads to the internet, and down to a phone.  #nonfictionsciencefiction

The Newest Pictures of Asteroid Bennu Are Unreal

The asteroid-orbiting OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has released some of its most detailed images yet of its target, the asteroid Bennu. And they’re breathtaking. The spacecraft took these images on January 17 when it was only a mile (1.6 kilometers) above Bennu’s surface, using its NavCam 1 navigation camera, according to a NASA release.


The Naked Mole Rat: Key to Human Life extension?

Naked mole rats defy the biological law of aging

In the world of animal models, naked mole rats are the supermodels. They rarely get cancer, are resistant to some types of pain, and can survive up to 18 minutes without oxygen. But perhaps their greatest feat, a new paper suggests, is that they don’t age.

Good looks, glamorous lifestyle, eternal youth– it’s hard not to hate the naked mole rat.