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06 Apr 2017 01:01

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Source of the post I wish I had VR goggles.

Sadly it isn't as cool as you might think
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06 Apr 2017 01:13

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Sadly it isn't as cool as you might think

Why not? I saw this rollercoaster video on Youtube and thought it must look amazing with VR googles.
 
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06 Apr 2017 01:19

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That's a powerful bit of film making.

Satellite imagery of the area:

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06 Apr 2017 01:38

Fireinthehole,to pull it off properly the video needs to be 3D and 3D 360 videos are rare and hard to make.
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06 Apr 2017 01:42

Yeah. You need depth for it to be cool, otherwise it's just headtracking, and no better than early 90s VR (with better graphics, I'll admit). Without depth, everything feels huge and far away. Including the track, the cart, everything. 
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06 Apr 2017 01:47

I see. Maybe I will buy some cheap ones anyway to see if I like it. Timelapses of the starry sky or auroras should not need this depth.
 
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06 Apr 2017 04:24

Do you follow any sport? Like American Football, Football (or Soccer), Rugby, Basket, Hockey or any other.
If yes, do you even practice it?

I do follow Football game but I've never practiced it "professionally".

P.S.: Also Rally is included in my question! (actually I know a few people doing Rally professionally)
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06 Apr 2017 05:06

i follow european football and i love to play it with friends sometimes in the high school's football field. i also love to watch the hockey championship (next one will be next month) i would love to watch hockey but in such hot country as mine, its not popular and almost not on t.v. also i would love to try play it too but i never skated on ice...no ice here too  :?
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06 Apr 2017 09:39

Dr. Kaii wrote:
Yeah. You need depth for it to be cool, otherwise it's just headtracking, and no better than early 90s VR (with better graphics, I'll admit). Without depth, everything feels huge and far away. Including the track, the cart, everything. 

Cheap VR goggles arrived these days, trying SE with SteamVR and TrinusVR emulation on my new smartphone. With due limitations, it seems indeed a better system than old Virtuality 1000SD. They don't add 3kg to the head, at least :). Still checking how effectively use the Bluetooth remote control.
I'd say it's inherently fun for old kids like me lol
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06 Apr 2017 10:55

American football is more correctly known as Hand-Egg.
 
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06 Apr 2017 17:20

This is the single greatest landing of all time (flying into the wind)

I don't know who this pilot is, but he should try a helicopter sometime
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06 Apr 2017 18:44

One of the related videos is also neat:

 
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Happy Inceptday to the replicant, Leon Kowalski Nexus model NEXUS-6 N6MAC41717!

We won't talk about your mom in a Voight-Kampff test, or ask how you worked out as a 180 kg/400 lb nuclear-head loader in the outer space colonies or as a front-line soldier off the shoulder of Orion. Sad that you will only live 2 years, 7 months and a few hours, but that's how it is for replicants.

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12 Apr 2017 05:31

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Source of the post Heh, the nihilistic perspective of this is fun to think about.  Would it be more depressing to live in a universe where everything you do doesn't matter because it is doomed to repeat endlessly exactly the same, or to live in a universe where everything you do doesn't matter because it is doomed to heat death? :P


Life and the universe do not matter.
For life and the universe is condemned to die.
Whether the universe dies a heat death or not.
An endlessly repeated cycle is not possible in my opinion.
I think every universe must have some 'loss'.
So there is less and less 'universe'! :|

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