Monthly Archives: March 2016

VR Industry As Of March 2016

From The Venture Reality Fund. I expect the top row to explode and to tower over everything else. What’s concerning is distribution. I don’t want to see things collapse as they did with books. Books are dominated by Amazon, Apple, … Continue reading

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Yes! Let Us All Be Donald Trump!

Helicopter Money: Global Central Banks Consider Distributing Money Directly To The People Should central banks create money out of thin air and give it directly to governments and average citizens? If you can believe it, this is now under serious … Continue reading

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Always Play In 4D

Founders Experienced professionals will tell you you’re on the wrong path. But founders can see something they can’t. If you’re moving forward on sheer passion and desire and everybody else is saying no you’re probably not on a path to … Continue reading

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Alcatel Idol 4s Now Has Competition

New ZTE Phone, Possibly Axon 2 Spotted on GFXBench With Snapdragon 820 Well, hell. This has a 5.5-inch 2560 x 1440 screen too, just like the Idol 4s. But instead of the mid-range Snapdragon 615 652, it’ll have the flagship … Continue reading

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Making A Movie Is More Than Just Pointing A Camera

WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING AT? (dissecting the work of a master) That analysis is the perfect rebuttal to all those who think techies should lead in VR videomaking. No. No. And never. This isn’t a matter of algorithms. It’s all … Continue reading

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Nokia’s Damn Expensive OZO VR Camera Bugs Me

It can be summed up like this: And while I’m at it, let me add this point too …

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R.I.P. Intel’s Andy Grove

Andrew S. Grove, Longtime Chief of Intel, Dies at 79 Adding to Mr. Grove’s appeal was his rags-to-riches immigrant story. A survivor of the Nazi Holocaust and the 1956 Soviet invasion of his native Hungary, he arrived in the United … Continue reading

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VR Director Pioneer Sam Macaroni Shoots Half Spheres

Let me repeat myself again: You should hear Sam on this podcast. It’s brilliant and hilarious. And probably the first mention of this new rig, which he now reveals in a video.

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Samsung Milk VR: Gone

I stopped by the flagship Samsung showcase in NYC again this weekend. I specifically wanted to see an episode of Gone, which has been hyped as an example of storytelling in VR.

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Chippy And VR


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