Posts Tagged ‘ technology ’

Oculus unveils new VR headset – the Santa Cruz

October 8, 2016

Oculus has released the latest prototype of its Rift virtual reality headset and they’ve named it after our fair city. Meet the Santa Cruz. From Ars Technica:  “I got a chance to try out an early prototype of Oculus’ effort, dubbed the “Santa Cruz” prototype, at the company’s Oculus Connect conference late this week. The…

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Santa Cruz selected as a “Silicon Valley city to watch” in 2014

December 31, 2013

The Silicon Valley Business Journal has picked five cities in the region as “Silicon Valley cities to watch” in 2014. The list includes Santa Clara, Menlo Park, Fremont, San Jose and in the number 2 slot, Santa Cruz. Lauren Hepler reports: Will 2014 be the year that lesser-known Silicon Valley cities cash in on 49ers…

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Civinomics: A new kind of civic participation for the social media world

April 12, 2013
Civinomics: A new kind of civic participation for the social media world

Last night marked the official launch of Civinomics, a Santa Cruz-based web startup focused on cultivating civic participation. It’s a fairly innovative concept. It’s goal is to get all community members involved in government to catalyze collaboration. Civinomics provides an online platform for communities to discuss local issues and develop solutions using virtual “workshops” in…

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