In this special Future of Money podcast I am interviewed by Joyce Bettencourt. Joyce backed the Future of Money Kickstarter with the Conversation with a Futurist pledge. I hope you enjoy this fly on the wall listen of our conversation from January 2014.
A few months ago, we released a Project Viewer that made it possible to use the first generation Oculus Rift development kit (DK1) anywhere in Second Life. Since then, Oculus Rift has released a second generation development kit, DK2. The new hardware offers an even more immersive experience when us...
This essay updates a November 2013 article. We’ve expanded it in light of the success of our first Solid conference in May 2014, where we tested many of...
Joyce Bettencourt's insight:
"Real and virtual are crashing together. On one side is hardware that acts like software: IP-addressable, programmable with high-level procedural languages and APIs, able to be stitched into loosely coupled systems — the mashups of a new era. On the other is software that’s newly capable of dealing with the complex subtleties of the physical world — ingesting huge amounts of data, learning from it, and making decisions in real time."
Minecraft is a multiplayer sandbox video game based in a virtual world modeled on the real world. Players are able to build and craft everyday items using blocks, the cubic geometry of Minecraft lends itself to the teaching of various academic
Samsung Gear VR is one of the hottest things around, and $200 bucks it isn’t necessarily cheap. It also doesn’t help you have to own a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to use one – they aren’t cheap either. Luckily, there’s Google Cardboard if you want to experience a little VR, and now there are dozens of Google Cardboard alternatives as well. Here’s a quick list of some of the better options out there if you’re looking to check out mobile VR without a Note 4 or Gear VR.
Featuring Mary Spio (President & Founder of Next Galaxy Corp), Jesse Joudrey (CEO of Jespionage), Ben Miller (Lead Designer at Wemo Lab), and Chris Collins (President, Avacon). Everything you need to know about the Metaverse is right here!