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Sound is the next frontier for Virtual Reality

Wanna learn to DJ? A company called Tribe VR, which makes products (experiences, in the VR nomenclature) teaching people real-world skills in VR & AR environments, just launched a DJ school for Oculus Rift. To create its DJ school, Tribe teamed up with DJ Kryoman and Pyramind, a San Francisco-based music school. Lessons include beat matching basics, mixing techniques, and… Read more →

Alphabet: Eric Schmidt steps down as executive chairman

AP (file photo) Alphabet, parent company of Google, announced Thursday that Eric Schmidt will be stepping down as the executive chairman of Alphabet’s board of directors and transition to role of technical advisor. read this Larry and Sergey’s excellent adventure: Does Alphabet (formerly Google) make sense? Alphabet, the new holding company, that now includes Google is either great spin on… Read more →

LinkedIn IDs machine learning as its most rapidly expanding job category

LinkedIn released data on the jobs that have been experiencing the most growth in numbers over the past few years, and it’s fair to say that tech and data skills are among the fastest-growing categories — especially those that involve working with data. Photo: Joe McKendrick Topping the list is machine learning engineer, a job category that has grown 10-fold… Read more →