Category: Random Musings

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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January 5, 2017

One of my goals for 2017 is to stay more organized – and part of that has been figuring out a good system for all of my VR headsets and associated gear. When I first got my HTC Vive, I played around with the Makerbot in the office and printed out a controller mount for […]

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January 3, 2017

2016 was a long year. I traveled to 8 countries, took 33 flights, and spent weeks away from home – so when I got back from my North Carolina > New Jersey > Virginia tour during the Christmas holidays, I was, to be completely honest, ready for a few days of staying in and ringing […]

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January 2, 2017

I can’t believe that 2016 is now officially over! The past year was an absolutely incredible year for VR & AR development. We got all sorts of access to hardware with the Oculus, Vive, Daydream, HoloLens, and Tango development kits going on sale, WebVR has begun to come into its own (I expect we’ll see […]

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October 10, 2016

What a week! It’s a busy few weeks for the VR industry: Oculus by Facebook hosted their third developer conference, OC3, in San Jose this past week, MIT Media Lab held a four-day hackathon in Boston focusing on virtual and augmented reality over the weekend, and Valve has their Steam Dev Days starting this week – […]

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September 28, 2016

Last night was the halfway mark for the second round of introductory classes for the ARVR Academy in San Francisco. It was my 8th time teaching a lab for ARVR Academy, the third time that I’ve developed a curriculum for teaching the basics of virtual reality development, and one of an innumerable number of days […]

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September 5, 2016

This past Thursday, I had the privilege of speaking about the VR Web, a topic near and dear to my heart, at Coldfront, a front-end focused, single-track conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. Despite battling off the remnants of a particularly nasty cold, my talk at Coldfront was one of my favorites that I’ve ever given. Why? […]

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August 15, 2016

This isn’t an entirely VR-related post, so bear with me here. I’ve been spending a lot of time developing (which has been absolutely amazing) so I figured that it was time to update with some things that I’ve been noticing about my workflow and productivity. A lot of this is probably more scientifically documented elsewhere, […]

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