Posts tagged France
The Twisted History Of VR Starts In The 1860s

When photography was invented in the early 1800s, it wasn’t long before people realised that you could develop a 3D image if you overlaid the same image at a slightly different angle. This gave birth to Victorian Stereoscopes, which was the first step the human race took towards 3D pictures, movies and Virtual Reality.

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5 Ways Samsung Apologised For The Galaxy Note 7 Across The World

People across the globe are returning their Galaxy Note 7 mobiles to Samsung in exchange for apology rewards, to try to put out the fire on their reputation. But which country is getting the best deal? We took a look worldwide and ranked the company’s responses from best to worst.

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Stereoscopic Images From World War I Discovered. History's Horrors Animated

A Toronto photography and design studio has found a rare Verascope camera and photographic slides, allowing us to see World War I in 3D.  This Verascope handheld stereoscopic camera, created in the 19th century by Jules Richard, was previously owned by the French army during this conflict.

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Microsoft Mistakenly Ask Google To Block BBC And The US Government Over Copyright Infringement

Microsoft France have mistakenly filed a takedown notice to Google, under the DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) accusing seemingly innocent sites such as the BBC, The Washington Post and the US government of infringing copyright.  Beyond this, the automated system Microsoft seem to have running has also requested the block of any webpage containing the number 45.

 

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McDonald's Staff Assault Inventor Of AR Glasses

Canadian university professor and inventor of Eyetap, Steve Mann was assaulted this week at a McDonalds, whilst on holiday with his family in Paris, France. After purchasing their meals and sitting down by the window to watch the world go by three men came up to Mann and his family, assaulting the professor and throwing them out onto the street.

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