Category: Software

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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April 30, 2015

April has been a busy and exciting month – there’s been a lot of news in the VR and AR communities, and HoloLens has jumped into the mix with Build this week, finishing off the keynote address yesterday and starting to gain exposure with various demos available to Build attendees. I had a chance to […]

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April 13, 2015

Today, in an attempt to get Bootstrap working with my ASP.NET WebVR application, I decided to delete the NuGet generated packages and promptly found myself unable to re-add them. If you’re new to using Visual Studio & ASP.NET, and find yourself in a similar situation, it’s actually a spectacularly easy fix that took me a […]

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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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November 9, 2014

There is a way to make dreams come true, and that is virtual reality. This week, I had my first chance to try out the Oculus Rift, where I became a Jedi using the Sixense STEM System, as well as the SeeBright AR headset and the recently funded NimbleVR NimbleSense (spoiler alert: yes, I totally backed them!)

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September 29, 2014

Let me start off by being clear: I love my MacBook Pro, Apple has impeccable product support, and this really isn’t about the Genius Bar. This is about the combination of readily available tech support, shiny marketing schemes, and how software’s hidden “dark side” is creating a population of people who are completely incapable of […]

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March 27, 2014

One of my favorite books, Ready Player One, explores a virtual reality that has taken over the actual reality. Humanity lives in a dystopian world where their escape from their ‘stacks’ – trailer parks built on vertical scaffolding – is the OASIS, a VR game/social network that provides everyone with a magical escape to classic […]

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