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"Dazzling": The Boston Globe Attends The Yurt's Launch And Inaugural Symposium


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    The June 20, 2015 edition of the Boston Globe includes a front-page story on Brown University's new fully immersive 3D virtual reality environment, the Yurt.  Reporting from the symposium that marked the Yurt's launch, Amanda Katz describes the rise of VR as a medium, the Yurt's remarkable technical achievements, and the hope of its creators, led by Professor David Laidlaw of Brown Computer Science, to accelerate science and discover new uses for cutting-edge virtual reality. 

    The entire article is available here.