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Business Virtual Reality

What The 1980s Video Game Industry Can Teach Us About the Metaverse

The 1980s – a time of heavy metal, big hair, and video games. I spoke at immerse Global Summit Metaverse 2.0 conference about what the metaverse industry can learn from the 1980s and 90s video game industry. I was inspired by Console Wars by Blake J. Harris. While reading Console Wars, I couldn’t help but […]

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Book Reviews Virtual Reality

Launch into the Future with the Metaverse Book Club

A few weeks ago I made a joke poll on LinkedIn about starting a metaverse book club. The joke quickly got real as the poll exploded and people asked me to start the club. Tonight was the first meeting of the Metaverse Book Club. We discussed The Augmented Workforce by Cathy Hackl and John Buzzell. […]

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Business Virtual Reality

J.P. Morgan sees opportunities in the metaverse

JPMorgan opened a lounge in Decentraland. They’re now a metaverse company. Or are they? I decided to visit the Onyx lounge myself. It was not easy to find the lounge. I had to look through a couple articles before one that listed the coordinates. It’s at Metajuku mall at 94,21. Once there it was easy […]

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Blogtober Virtual Reality

Privacy and Your VR Data

Full transparency, I started this post two years ago after F8 and the release of the Oculus Quest. Since then, Oculus Connect turned into Facebook Connect. Facebook is requiring Facebook sign ins on all Oculus devices, and I’m wondering, where does VR have left to go? There are still lots of people who love the […]

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Technology Virtual Reality

Surprise! Bose Frames: Audio AR in Style

My husband surprised me with a new gadget. A pair of Bose Frames – Bose sunglasses with built in audio in the temples. Bose augmented reality sunglasses talk to you, play music from your phone, and can handle phone calls all as if you had headphones in your ears. I’ve been wanting a pair of […]

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Culture Virtual Reality

Is 2020 The Year for Virtual Reality?

Every year since 2016 has been the year for VR. 2020 may be different as the pandemic pushes people to be physically distance, VR can bring them together.