U Wisconsin Prof Seeks To Bring Data Science to Life with Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality U Wisconsin Prof Seeks To Bring Data Science to Life with Virtual Reality By Joshua Bolkan 05/19/16 Students in an online data science program offered by the University of Wisconsin (UW)  may soon get an opportunity to use virtual reality headsets to interact with mountains of data. “Ryan Martinez, an instructional designer for UW-Extension, sees both a need and an opportunity to make big data come to life in a way that can dramatically change people’s behavior,” according to a news release. “His proposal to use Oculus virtual reality technology in the online UW Master of Data Science curriculum earned Martinez a highly coveted spot at the Oculus Launch Pad Boot Camp at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California, on May 21.” “If data scientists could more quickly…


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