Learn OpenGL

OpenGL, a high performance framework for computer graphics, is an important skill for anyone serious about developing for virtual reality.  While Unity and others provide a very friendly development platform, the next level of developing truly special products is much more accessible for someone fluent in OpenGL. There is a great resource at this site.  Learn OpenGL … More Learn OpenGL

Microsoft to Ship Hololens Dev Kits in Q1 2016

Microsoft has announced the timing of dev kits for the Hololens. The price at 3k seems steep (10x what an Oculus dev kit costs), but with the buzz and expectations high, it doesn’t seem completely irrational.  The Hololens looks poised for a more “augmented reality” implementation, which is different than Oculus and others, and it … More Microsoft to Ship Hololens Dev Kits in Q1 2016

One Way Virtual Reality Will Change the World

Far too often, discussions of major world crises lack the empathy the people involved deserve.  More and more it seems, real problems and challenges emerge, and empathy is hard to find. One of my greatest challenges as a parent is building empathy in my kids. Attention spans are short, dozens of things are happening any … More One Way Virtual Reality Will Change the World