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 16, 2017

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of flying in virtual reality – so when I had the opportunity to try out Icaros here at Viva Tech today, I was so ready to jump in. I honestly could not stop giggling throughout the experience, and it did not disappoint! The Icaros device is meant […]

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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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June 14, 2017

I could not be more excited to have landed in France this morning for VivaTech, a showcase conference for future-oriented technology and startups here in Paris. The conference begins tomorrow, and I’ll be roaming the show floor to catch up with VR and other emerging technology startups and listen to some pretty inspiring talks about […]

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June 13, 2017

A few weeks ago, I spoke briefly on a new passion project of mine, combining natural language processing and virtual reality to start harnessing our tendencies towards conversational interactions to build out a new degree of engagement in a virtual space. Natural language processing is an important segment of machine learning, and powers our digital […]

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April 29, 2017

The problems and challenges that have led up to the state of virtual and augmented reality technologies as they exist today have been exactly that: problems and challenges. Teams have worked tirelessly to bring the hardware, sensors, firmware, tools, and applications to us, and our work in the immersive technology industry is just beginning. What […]

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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 28, 2017

During conference weeks, it’s kind of amazing to me to see how much seems to happen over the course of a single day or two. Today was the second day of the 2017 Game Developer Conference, but I decided to take a half day to keep on top of work and start exercising some of […]

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