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Monkeys Trained to Control Virtual Arms With Their Minds

From Science Daily: To enable the monkeys to control two virtual arms, researchers recorded nearly 500 neurons from multiple areas in both cerebral hemispheres of the animals’ brains, the largest number of neurons recorded and reported to date.   The monkeys were trained in a virtual environment within which they viewed realistic avatar arms on Read More

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John Carmack leaves Id to focus on VR with Oculus

After over 22 years, id Software co-founder John Carmack has officially left the company. In August, Oculus announced that Carmack had joined the company as its Chief Technology Officer, and subsequently there have been a number of tidbits of info released about his work on virtual reality for Oculus, both from Carmack and from Oculus. Read More

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