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Jaron Lanier’s Journey into VR

By Kent Bye Jaron Lanier is a pioneer of the first commercially-available virtual reality systems with his VPL Research Inc startup that was founded in 1984. He has written a memoir called Dawn of the New Everything about his life leading up to and during his transition from a country hippie hacker to a over-stressed…

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RCH Group Expands European Operations

RCH Group SpA opens regional headquarters in Austria to support growing customer base         Treviso, ITALY— 8 January 2018   RCH Group SpA, a provider of advanced point of sale systems for the retail, food and beverage, and the public administration sector, today announced the launch of the European headquarters of its…

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The Robots Are Coming and Sweden is fine.

GARPENBERG, Sweden — From inside the control room carved into the rock more than half a mile underground, Mika Persson can see the robots on the march, supposedly coming for his job here at the New Boliden mine. He’s fine with it. Sweden’s famously generous social welfare system makes this a place not prone to…