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Full Show: Harvey’s Environmental Impact, And High Schoolers Bridging The Political Divide (March 22, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We learn more about the environmental impact of Hurricane Harvey. Then, some high school students have created an event aimed at bridging the nation's political divide. Also, we discover how NASA is using virtual reality technology. And we learn about efforts to preserve an historic fire station in Galveston.

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Mapping the Realm of Digital Responsibility in the World of Pokemon Go

Posted on · Maybe you’re one of the many Houstonians – and people across the nation, for that matter – playing Pokémon Go, the mobile game that sends people out and about in the real world in search of not-so-real monsters. Or, at least, maybe you’ve heard about all the many ways Pokémon Go can go wrong – […]

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Documentary Explores the History and Applications for Virtual Reality

Posted on · Virtual reality headsets are said to be among the hottest technology gifts this holiday season. But the technology has taken a while to evolve – and isn’t ubiquitous like maybe we all thought it would be 15 or 20 years ago. Zach Jankovic is a local documentary filmmaker who’s working on a film called VR: […]

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Is This the Year Virtual Reality Finally Becomes Mainstream? New Tech for 2016

Posted on · The International Consumer Electronics Show starts tomorrow (Jan. 6, 2016) in Las Vegas. The annual electronics and technology trade show gives us a preview of what technology is on the horizon – and could soon be making its way into your home, car and life. Dwight Silverman, technology blogger for the Houston Chronicle, joins us […]