UALR Offers Sneak Peek at Virtual Reality

UALR Offers Sneak Peek at Virtual Reality

Carolina Cruz-Neira, director of the Emerging Analytics Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, promises a show people will remember when her team hosts an open house on Oct. 16-17 to showcase the latest virtual reality technology.
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Innovation Hub Hosting LR Version of InnovateHER Competition

The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub has been selected as the central Arkansas host for the 2016 InnovateHER national pitch competition from the U.S. Small Business Administration.
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The Worst Idea Ever (Editorial)

An Internet entrepreneur is planning to take the insights offered by big data and the oversharing promoted by Facebook to its logical — and horrifying — conclusion: a “Yelp for people,” as it's been called.
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