Building a Virtual Reality Platform is One of Google’s Biggest Moon Shots

by Greg Jarboe
In a previous post, I shared some of the good stuff about Facebook video that I discovered while picking the data dump made during the social media network’s financial results for 2015. And I promised to pick through the data dump that was made on Feb. 1, 2016, when Alphabet Inc. announced its financial results for 2015.Read the full article

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This is a Jump ( VR video—a brand new kind of video that gives you a sense of depth in every direction so you feel like you’re actually there. For full effect, watch it in a Google Cardboard viewer ( A journey through the vast experiences of our world. Locations: Heiðmörk, Iceland Svínafellsjökull Glacier Senkōji Ropeway, Onomichi, Japan Auðsholtshjáleiga Horse Farm Arecibo Observatory Dominos Playing Area, Arecibo, Puerto Rico Ōkunoshima, Japan Heiwa Motorcycles, Hiroshima, Japan Gunnuhver Geyser Jökulsárlón, Iceland