29 May 2020
Varjo doing interesting work understanding the enterprise XR use cases. Virtual meetings are not about trying to replicate in-person experience. They are for productivity superpowers and the things you can only do in a virtual world, functionality that makes virtual BETTER than in-person.
19 May 2020
I did an interview for Jason McDowall's excellent The AR Show podcast. I rambled on so long he had to cut it into two episodes. So if you've got a few hours to kill while driving or running or something, here it is.
Here is Hardie Tankersley on The AR Show Part 1 and Hardie Tankersley on The AR Show Part 2.
14 May 2020
I really admire what they are doing here. Seems like the Within crew has done a thorough job in the design and implementation. I'm skeptical about the business model. And given the market size I don't think you can restrict yourself to only one device, even if that is probably the market-footprint leader for this year. Also it doesn't really make sense to price a premium service for premium customers and yet only support the cheapest (well, 2nd cheapest) low-cost device. It's not THAT much more work just to support everything via OpenVR.
13 May 2020
Well I've spent days navigating the vagaries of github, gatsby, netlify, webflow, forestry, hugo, cecil and jekyll and hyde and getting in deeply over my head in order to abandon the centuries-old-but-still-works-fine Wordpress. But also I have learned all about JAMstack and serverless and react. And this is the result, so far. Now up and running with Cecil on Netlify: modern, clean, and only a little complicated. Let's see how it goes.