The present of presence

This likely should be a metaphysical article rather than a technical one, perhaps I’ll get to that later. I first learned about presence from an article on Tech Crunch: First Rule Of VR: Don’t Break The Presence. Occulus’ CEO Brendan Iribe thinks it’s key to the future of VR. The definition of More …

Bose Hear Better

Bose has a new product that I think it’s more like a new category of headphones. I got some QC20s as a present a couple of years ago, and I loved the cloud I lived in when they were on.  About 50% of the time I would have them on with More …

Boomerang and the fall of Vine

Is there a chance that nobody realized that 6 seconds was too long? I was bowling the other day and there was a group of people taking pictures over and over. It looked like they were really into getting the perfect shot, but were not being successful… over and over again. More …

Google Earth — VR for the wide wide world of reality

Ten years ago, the project Google Earth began as an effort to help people explore our planet. Downloaded more than two billion times, it’s the modern equivalent of a globe for most of us. November 16, they launched Google Earth VR as the next step to help the world see More …

Word of the day: Metanoia

I’m not sure how I made it to this point in my life without knowing this word. Metanoia has several entries in Wikipedia: Theology: Metanoia(n.) a transformative change of heart; especially: a spiritual conversion.”[1]. Psychology: Metanoia(n.) changing one’s mind [1]. William James used it to describe a deep change in a human’s personality. More …