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Hacking my brain: Free virtual-reality implementations and their potential for therapeutic use

This talk is titled "Hacking my brain: Free virtual reality implementations and their potential for therapeutic use," and was presented at LibrePlanet 2022 by Rubén Rodríguez Pérez.

Rubén is founder of the Trisquel GNU/Linux distribution project and other nonprofits. He has contributes to freedom and privacy oriented Web tools, such as GNU IceCat, GNU LibreJS and JShelter.

This talk is an introductory dive into the state of the art of Virtual Reality and video game making tools in the free software world, and their potential as a tool for treatment of "lazy eye" and other visual conditions.

Slides: https://media.libreplanet.org/u/libreplanet/m/hacking-my-brain-free-virtual-reality-implementations-and-their-potential-for-therapeutic-use-slides/

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