Miscellaneous | Judaism

Will the Synagogue Ever Go Virtual Reality? Why a metaverse minyan is not okay

Is it possible to create a virtual synagogue where everyone would join for prayer online? How about virtual reality, where you literally feel like you are in the same room with your fellow avatars? Could this be a legitimate replacement for group prayer at the synagogue?

News | News

Watch - Israeli hospital treats Coronavirus patients virtually

Watch – Israeli hospital treats Coronavirus patients virtually How do you provide #Coronavirus patients with medical care without risking exposure? The doctors at Israel’s Sheba hospital home hospitalization unit have come up with a way to kee

Visual Arts | VR, AI & Games

Top 6 VR Game Titles for the Perfect Entertainment Dose!

With PlayStation VR, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, there are many options for you to choose from and if you have accessibility to headsets like Samsung Gear or Google Daydream, you can play these games on any high-end phone or tablet. 

Health & Fitness | Health

VR Exercise Provides Medication-Free Benefits

Medical professionals have been telling patients for years that exercise helps with fibromyalgia and other debilitating conditions that cause chronic pain, but it’s difficult to be motivated to move when it hurts. With the possibility of medication-free

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Playing Pokémon Extensively In Childhood Actually Changes the Brain

By Emma Young. As well as being fascinating, the study has important practical implications.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Digital Hoarding Could Be Harmful to Your Mental Health | HowStuffWorks

HowStuffWorks looks at the concept of digital hoarding and how it compares with other forms of hoarding.

Science & Technology | Technology

Defying Reality: The oncoming train of virtual reality adventure | VentureBeat

The following is an excerpt from Defying Reality: The Inside Story of the Virtual Reality Revolution by David M. Ewalt.

Science & Technology | Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality’s Potential for Magic Gets Real

The Void, a Utah-based start-up, bets that by making V.R. both social and spontaneous, it can draw throngs and make a mint. Some big names are taking notice.

Science & Technology | Virtual Reality

Can Virtual Reality Teach Empathy?

In November 2015, middle school students from Westchester County, New York, found themselves on a windswept field in South Sudan mingling with a crowd ...

Science & Technology | Tech

When Virtual Reality Meets Education

Since the 1950s, virtual reality (VR) has been hovering on the periphery of technology without achieving accepted mainstream application or commercial..

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

‘Instant 3d’: Start-up invents plug-and-play VR computer | The Times of Israel

GemSense's virtual reality chip could turn virtual and augmented reality games into the Next Big Thing – for real this time

Science & Technology | Tech

First Look at Microsoft’s HoloLens Holographic Headset | Re/code

Microsoft's HoloLens visor combined with Mars imagery make for an otherworldly experience.