Working in VR: Less distraction, but not good for productivity, research says

Image: Getty/Rebecca Nelson Big tech companies have big visions for virtual reality (VR) and the metaverse that is redefining the workplace of the future, but the concept can be hard to get off the ground with business users if it doesn’t deliver many productivity benefits. New research led by Dr Jens Gruberta specialist in human-computer …

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From Trump Nevermind Babies to Deep Forgeries: DALL-E and the Ethics of AI Art | Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Want to see a picture of Jesus Christ laughing at a meme on his phone, Donald Trump as the Nevermind baby, or Karl Marx being laughed at at the Nikelodeon Kid’s Choice awards? If you’ve been on Twitter or Instagram for the past few weeks, it’s hard to miss out-of-the-ordinary formulations of these kinds of …

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The leaked Street Fighter 6 roster makes me think we’ll be seeing character expansions based exclusively on previous entries in the series

It’s hard to ignore the big Street Fighter 6 leak which surfaced earlier this month seemingly revealing the game’s launch roster shortly after the first gameplay trailer was released. While everyone isn’t sure if what we saw is the real deal, …

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Nobody knows how safe new driver assistance systems really are

This week, a US Department of Transportation report detailed the accidents involving advanced driver assistance systems over the past year. TeslaIts advanced features, including Autopilot and Full Self-Driving, were responsible for 70 percent of the nearly 400 incidents, far more than previously known. But the report may raise more questions about this security technology than …

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Chrome offers new operating system administrator certification

acer IT administrators, take note. Google plans to introduce a new certification exam for the Chrome operating system. The Professional Chrome OS Administrator certification will launch in the fall, a Chrome spokesperson confirmed to ZDNet. It replaces the Chrome OS administrator certification, which is currently offline. “Like all certifications, this exam is designed to showcase …

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Human echolocators can better locate targets from the side rather than straight ahead

Overview: People using echolocation have better acuity in locating a target 45 degrees to the side compared to straight ahead at 0 degrees. Source: University of Durham New research conducted by scientists from Durham University, UK, University of Birmingham, UK, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands and Placentia, USA has found for the first time that …

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Difficulty swallowing? Avera Acquires New Device That Gives Health Professionals Live View of Your Throat – Mitchell Republic

MITCHELL, SD — Swallowing is a complex process. With about 30 pairs of muscles working in perfect coordination, a person will swallow about 600 times a day, often without noticing. Yet several studies estimate that as many as 1 in 6 American adults – and most adults by age 80 — have some degree of …

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