Category: Random Musings

June 21, 2017

Fresh off of Viva Tech, I wanted to take a few minutes to jot down some thoughts that I’ve been having after being surrounded by a constant stream of innovation, experimentation, and thoughtful technologists. I’ve lived in Silicon Valley for almost 4 years now, and while I feel incredibly fortunate to be in a place […]

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June 15, 2017

While at first glance, AI seems largely separate from virtual and augmented reality, the convergence of the two is rapidly approaching. During Day 1 of VivaTech today, artificial intelligence was center stage, featured heavily in the keynote and throughout panels and demo stations alike. There is no doubt that voice as a platform is evolving, […]

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April 16, 2017

3D assets, low-poly, from bitgem

Happy Sunday, everyone! In an attempt to learn more about the pipeline for creating virtual reality experiences, I’ve been on a personal mission lately to dip my toes into the 3D art side of the process. I’m incredibly fortunate to have a few amazing 3D artists as friends (go follow them here and here!) who have […]

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February 25, 2017

Teaching in Virtual Reality Every day, I feel incredibly fortunate to go to work in such an amazing industry that has no shortages of new and exciting things to explore and learn. This past week, I got a chance to bring together two of my favorite things that I’ve been doing over the past several […]

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February 7, 2017

Okay, so I’m a bit late to the party, but I finally finished reading Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle that defined a Generation today and wanted to share my thoughts. Console Wars is a book about the birth of the home entertainment console industry in the early 1990’s, and leads us through Nintendo’s journey […]

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January 12, 2017

Do you ever occasionally catch yourself in a memory, only to realize that your perspective has changed? Last night, I found myself replaying a fairly mundane memory when I realized, to my surprise, I was replaying the memory from the third person perspective. It’s unlikely that this was the first time that I had ever […]

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January 9, 2017

A few days ago, between sniffling, sneezing, and attempting to nap away a pretty nasty cold, I was spending some time working on my home-away-from-the-physical-world that I’m building using High Fidelity when something quite literally out of my imagination happened. It was very clearly a scenario where the “problem was between the chair and monitor” – […]

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