Archive for March, 2014

Virtual Reality And Immersive Gaming

Via The Verge, a report on Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus VR, maker of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset: Facebook plans to purchase Oculus VR, maker of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, for $2 billion. The deal is comprised of $400 million in cash and 23.1 million shares of Facebook stock. Facebook announced its […]

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SynCurrency: The Internet Of Money

Via The Economist, an interesting article on how the crypto-currency – bitcoin – could become the internet of money: THE father has been found in time for his child’s funeral. That would appear to be the sorry state of affairs in the land of Bitcoin, a crypto-currency, if recent press coverage is to be believed. […]

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SynCurrency: In Search of a Stable Electronic Currency

Courtesy of the New York Times, a thoughtful commentary from Robert Shiller on about how technology and electronic money can revolutionize the financial system in a good way.  In sum, Shiller has three inter-related ideas that all spring forth from something that Chile did in the 1960s, when it created a quasi-currency called the UF […]

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