“Photos” Use Call of Duty Videogames To Capture The Ravages of Modern War
Activision partnered with real war photographers as a way of showing just how real the graphics in the upcoming World War II game “Vanguard” can feel. It's a pretty bold move, but looking at the pictures they look better than some of the images that were published in magazines. We haven't played the last C.o.D. games but this has us intrigued, for sure.
Facebook Allows Oculus Go to be "Repurposed" with Unlocked OS
Oculus Go (originally released in 2018) use has declined as newer more, powerful headsets have emerged. A recent update removes the check for Facebook certified operating systems and opens the device up for continued use by developers to do new things. These kinds of modifications (usually called "mods") have kept games and hardware useful by enthusiast communities long after official support ends. We're pretty stoked to see some of the things people wished the device could do that weren't allowed becoming a reality.
New nanowire architectures boost computers' processing power - EPFL
The physical limits to how small current technology can be made is a hinderance for technological progress and miniaturization, but doesn't mean creating smaller architectures are impossible. Scientist Valerio Piazza has been working on an inventive new form of nanowire that is pushing the boundaries of miniaturization and could lead to more powerful electronic devices.
One More Thing
Captured Inside Call of Duty: Vanguard | Bleecker Trading
Limited edition photo prints will be auctioned off from veteran war photographers captured inside the upcoming Call of Duty game. Proceeds from the sales of these limited prints will go toward funding real jobs for U.S. war Veterans. This is a fantastic initiative and we hope that readers who maybe made a killing on crypto will consider investing in this as opposed to rolling it into an NFT.
Welcome to issue 50! It's been a long ride getting here, and for those of you joining us this week for the first time, welcome!
Along with a few links that really caught our attention this week we wanted to do something a bit different, both in honor of hitting this milestone and for Halloween. You'll find a healthy amount of gaming suggestions of VR titles, some we've played and others we're hoping to get around to, that can try to get into the spirit of the season. We've also opted not to try to summarize them, as in some cases we got a bit too verbose and gave away some of the things that made them creepy. So it was better to just let the cover art tell the tale and entice you to look further.
As always, be sure to check out this issue's One More Thing as it's pretty cool as always.
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