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Wednesday, August 2 • 4:30pm - 4:45pm
Hacking VR for High School Computer Science

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A lighting summary of take-aways from our journey rolling out VR to +300 high schools, testing a DIY viewer, and building a VR storytelling project. Facebook's Education Modernization team is focused on rapid prototyping of new technologies in learning environments, including virtual reality. In this talk, Hassan and Cody recap how Facebook approaches VR design for high school classrooms at scale to learn fundamental computer science skills while creating WebVR content.

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Hassan Karaouni

Engineering Manager, Facebook
Hassan’s favorite saying is “build the world you want to see” and he believes AR/VR are the best ways to do so. At Facebook, Hassan leads a team exploring how to modernize education with technology and focuses on applications of AR/VR. Hassan co-leads FusedVR, a weekly AR/VR... Read More →
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Cody Karutz

Software Engineer, Facebook
Hailed by The New Yorker as, "a mellow, collegiate blond in jeans and flip-flops," Cody Karutz has over a decade of virtual reality content design experience. During his six years at Stanford University's Virtual Human Interaction Lab, he consulted with major leaders in the growing... Read More →

Wednesday August 2, 2017 4:30pm - 4:45pm EDT
Room 105