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Google Cardboard co-founder helps Udacity launch new VR program

SILICON VALLEY — Virtual reality has been one of the hottest emerging tech sectors since Facebook paid $2 billion for Oculus in 2014. That’s brought with it a job crunch that Udacity aims to help fill with the latest of its “nanodegree” programs. The Mountain View education startup is working with Google VR and Upload to develop the program. Christian Plagemann, who co-founded the Google VR team and Google Cardboard before joining Udacity earlier this year, spoke to me about the program.
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