Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and head of social VR Rachel Rubin chose to show off one of the "really neat" features of Facebook Spaces, the company's social virtual-reality platform, and used a 360-degree video shot by NPR of the storm-ravaged nation of Puerto Rico as a backdrop for their VR hangout.
A cartoonish Mark Zuckerberg avatar made an announcement through Facebook Spaces. "The bad taste of this demo shows how far out of his depth Zuckerberg is running Facebook", one Twitter user said.
The company activated community help "so if people could say they needed food or shelter people in the community could provide that", Zuckerberg said, without noting that without the internet it wouldn't work. Zuckerberg stated that "population maps" have been drawn up with the help of artificial intelligence, showing the satellite imagery and the places where the individuals are living who need help.
After mentioning the Oculus event atop Facebook's office, Zuckerberg and Franklin transported themselves into a recent NPR-produced 360-video that showed widespread damage caused by Hurricane Maria in September. Some other spots they "teleported" to included the surface of the moon and next to Zuckerberg's dog, Beast.
CNBC reporter Arjun Kharpal noted several Twitter users" disgust of the spectacle in an article titled "Critics blast Facebook's Zuckerberg for "magical' virtual reality tour of Puerto Rico devastation". Irrespective of how weird the space avatar of Zuckerberg acted or looked in the flooded area, Facebook has been generously donating to help the affected Puerto Rico areas.
"This street is really flooded", added Zuckerberg.
Yes, Facebook's $1.5m donation to the Red Cross is commendable - then again, Jennifer Lopez gave $1m, and she hasn't had a hit song since 2014. The livestreampresentation took place at the company's Menlo Park, California headquarters, with the pair wearing Oculus headsets. Further, stressing the importance of the Internet, he said that relief workers should be able to coordinate to find out the spot where people are looking for help.
As things stand, those two matches would take place in Wellington on November 8 with the return in Buenos Aires on November 15. In addition, a Brazil victory against Chile could aid Argentina in possibly grabbing an automatic qualification spot.
A few days ago, we got a tip that a test mule for the Tesla Semi program was spotted on video (embedded below) in the wild. The EV he's referring to is the RapidE, a battery-powered Rapide limited to 155 examples and priced at nearly $300,000.
An 0-5 start is a real possibility, as they've made a hard trip cross-country to play the also winless New York Giants on Sunday. NY ranks third-to-last in the league with 3.2 yards per carry, and will be without running back Paul Perkins (ribs) today.
The congresswoman told Kilmeade that Twitter told her if she "omitted" the pro-life part, they'd allow the ad to play on its site. Marsha Blackburn launched her Senate re-election bid - as so many people do - with a video explaining what she believes in.
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Fournette and Jacksonville's defense were so dominant that quarterback Blake Bortles only attempted one pass in the second half. The game takes place from Heinz Field in Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania, and has a scheduled start time of 1 p.m.
In Group D, the Republic of Ireland also snatched a play-off spot by edging their winner-takes-all clash with Wales 1-0. All Iceland needed to do was defeat last-placed Kosovo at home to clinch a berth at Russian Federation 2018.
The little girl disappeared from the 900 block of Sunningdale wearing black pajama bottoms, black flip flops, and a pink shirt. At this time, police are trying to discern why the family didn't report Sherin missing for five hours , according to NBC.
Depending on the group, most advise "breast self-awareness" - know what your breast tissue feels like. Much of the research has been done on "gut" microbiomes, or bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract.
All of those were scored in one race, in Singapore where he was sixth out of just 12 finishers, leaving 15 other complete blanks. Heavy rain saw the start delayed and the teams working on their pit lane river rafts rather than the cars.
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Price entered the game after another former Tiger, Doug Fister , struggled in his first start of the postseason. Benintendi walloped a go-ahead two-run home Monday to turn a 2-1 Astros lead into a 3-2 Red Sox lead.
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