Category: Events

August 31, 2015

Hey everyone! In my last post, I mentioned that I was headed to Germany to teach virtual reality development and I’m back in the States with 10 fewer Cardboards and lessons learned on virtual reality development. Getting the opportunity to teach something that I am incredibly passionate about as part of a women-in-tech summer program internationally was nothing short of a dream come true.

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May 5, 2015

Disclamer: I work at Microsoft as a Developer Evangelist, specifically for virtual and augmented reality technology. This means I get to write about and play with cool new tech, but I do *not* get to know secret insider information. I know, I’m bummed out too. This also strictly my own opinion, and does not in […]

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March 3, 2015

Only days after Oculus announced their Mobile VR Game Jam and Samsung revealed the second iteration of their Gear VR headset, the momentum around smartphone VR games at GDC continued. Robot Invader co-founder Chris Pruett discussed Dead Secret, an upcoming Gear VR murder mystery title, and the process for making the game VR-ready. Pruett, who also works for Oculus’s Developer […]

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December 12, 2014

Yesterday was the Silicon Valley Virtual Reality Holiday Party and it was freaking awesome! Hosted at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, the SVVR meetup party was host to a wide assortment of companies and application demos, but the Oculus Crescent Bay headset stole the show with a line that took over 2 hours […]

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December 7, 2014

Yesterday, I had the privilege to participate in a hack/code-a-thon at a local middle school as part of the Hour of Code initiative and thought that I’d share my love for Virtual Reality by bringing my Oculus Rift with me and doing demos during lunchtime. Although I suspected that a number of the kids would find […]

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