Alternate Realities
57 views | +0 today
Follow
Alternate Realities
From the Real to the Virtual
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Elizabeth Strickler
Scoop.it!

“Hamlet on the Holodeck,” Twenty Years Later

“Hamlet on the Holodeck,” Twenty Years Later | Alternate Realities | Scoop.it
Matt Margini revisits the literary critic and computer-science scholar Janet Murray’s “Hamlet on the Holodeck,” twenty years after the book’s initial publication.
Elizabeth Strickler's insight:
She was right
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Strickler
Scoop.it!

The Death Of Film: Moviegoing's Bleak Future Is Rapidly Approaching

This article outlines the reasons for the slow death of theatrical films in the U.S.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Strickler
Scoop.it!

#499: VR as the Ultimate Empathy Machine with Gabo Arora | Voices of VR Podcast

#499: VR as the Ultimate Empathy Machine with Gabo Arora | Voices of VR Podcast | Alternate Realities | Scoop.it
Elizabeth Strickler's insight:
Oldie, but Goodie - Those who know me, know I love this podcast. As I'm creating my syllabus, I like this one about empathy for both story and customer discovery.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Strickler
Scoop.it!

FutureX Live

Ready to reimage your reality? Join us on October 5th for Moxie’s second-annual technology and innovation conference, FutureX Live: Engineered Consciousness, and learn how revolutionary technologies allow us to create new realities.
Elizabeth Strickler's insight:
October 5th at the High - FutureX Live | @scoopit http://sco.lt/...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Strickler
Scoop.it!

AltspaceVR social app is shutting down

AltspaceVR social app is shutting down | Alternate Realities | Scoop.it
Social VR app AltspaceVR is shutting down its main service after running out of cash, saying it "can’t afford to keep the virtual lights on anymore." The..
Elizabeth Strickler's insight:
UhOh
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Strickler
Scoop.it!

Unity’s future of VR ads and how Cinemachine and Timeline will change storytelling as we know it – Unity Blog

Unity’s future of VR ads and how Cinemachine and Timeline will change storytelling as we know it – Unity Blog | Alternate Realities | Scoop.it
Introducing Unity to a whole new audience

We recently had a fantastic showing at the VR in the Sky event in New York City. Part of VR Society's suit
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Strickler
Scoop.it!

This startup’s $99 headset could be augmented reality’s first true chance at a mass market

This startup’s $99 headset could be augmented reality’s first true chance at a mass market | Alternate Realities | Scoop.it
Its success will depend mostly on the kind of content that developers create.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Strickler
Scoop.it!

Google Blocks Makes 3D Modeling Accessible To Anyone With An Oculus Rift Or HTC Vive VR Headset

Google Blocks Makes 3D Modeling Accessible To Anyone With An Oculus Rift Or HTC Vive VR Headset | Alternate Realities | Scoop.it
Google Block is the perfect VR app for aspiring 3D model artists. The best part is, it's free, but it requires either an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive VR headset.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Strickler
Scoop.it!

Seth's Blog: In search of the minimum viable audience

Seth's Blog: In search of the minimum viable audience | Alternate Realities | Scoop.it
Of course everyone wants to reach the maximum audience. To be seen by millions, to maximize return on investment, to have a huge impact. And so we fall all over ourselves to dumb it down, average it out, pleasin
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Strickler
Scoop.it!

Envisioning Environments: How Atlanta Is Pioneering VR In Real Estate - Hypepotamus

Envisioning Environments: How Atlanta Is Pioneering VR In Real Estate - Hypepotamus | Alternate Realities | Scoop.it
Atlanta provides a fertile climate for the rise of Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR/AR) as transformative real estate tools.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Strickler
Scoop.it!

We Are in the Future

We Are in the Future | Alternate Realities | Scoop.it
Afrofuturism is a way of looking at black culture that’s fantastic, creative, and oddly hopeful.
Elizabeth Strickler's insight:
Great episode on Afrofuturism - Particularly poignant
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Strickler
Scoop.it!

Pong inventor Nolan Bushnell is bringing VR to arcades

Pong inventor Nolan Bushnell is bringing VR to arcades | Alternate Realities | Scoop.it
You might not want VR in your living room just yet, but Modal VR thinks you’ll try it at the mall.
Elizabeth Strickler's insight:
get VR into public spaces before homes
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Strickler
Scoop.it!

HTC Vive And More Invest $10.5 Million In VR Marketing Platform Immersv

HTC Vive And More Invest $10.5 Million In VR Marketing Platform Immersv | Alternate Realities | Scoop.it
VR advertising platform Immersv today announced the completion of a Series A round of funding raising some $10.5 million from HTC Vive and more.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Strickler
Scoop.it!

#564: The Gift Economy Dynamics of ‘Anyland’ + Social VR Anecdotes | Voices of VR Podcast

#564: The Gift Economy Dynamics of ‘Anyland’ + Social VR Anecdotes | Voices of VR Podcast | Alternate Realities | Scoop.it
Elizabeth Strickler's insight:
If you are into VR and sharing economies and altered consciousness - AND totally infectious laugh - here you go
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Strickler
Scoop.it!

Step Into An Alternate Reality With Atlanta's Newest Venue: A VR Bar - Hypepotamus

Step Into An Alternate Reality With Atlanta's Newest Venue: A VR Bar - Hypepotamus | Alternate Realities | Scoop.it
Revery: VR Bar is Atlanta's first virtual reality bar. Opening in September, it will cater to both the VR enthusiast as well as the average bar goer.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Strickler
Scoop.it!

Leap Motion Grabs $50 Million for Hand-Tracking Computer Interface

Leap Motion Grabs $50 Million for Hand-Tracking Computer Interface | Alternate Realities | Scoop.it
The startup’s technology enables interaction with a computer with only a person’s hands -- no mouse or touchscreen involved.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Strickler
Scoop.it!

America's Largest Virtual Reality Experience Center Just Opened in New York

America's Largest Virtual Reality Experience Center Just Opened in New York | Alternate Realities | Scoop.it
VR World wants to be the bridge between you and the loud, confusing world of virtual reality.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Strickler
Scoop.it!

#553: State of VR with Tipatat Chennavasin: Why He’s Continuing to Invest in VR | Voices of VR Podcast

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Elizabeth Strickler
Scoop.it!

NR50: Next Reality's 50 People to Watch in Augmented & Mixed Reality

NR50: Next Reality's 50 People to Watch in Augmented & Mixed Reality | Alternate Realities | Scoop.it
Throughout this NR50 series, we have talked about the incredible growth the augmented and mixed reality space has seen in the last year. More devices, software, developers, and use-cases seem to arrive daily. For this growth to have occurred, it took the work of many people, from many different backgrounds and skill sets — and Next Reality wants to recognize them for all that they have done and are doing. The "50 People to Watch in Augmented and Mixed Reality" list, or NR50 as we like to call it, is really a big "thank you" to those that have worked so hard to help this new idea of the future
more...
No comment yet.