A healthy skeptical look at the state and near future of VR from someone who is not…

By | February 16, 2014

A healthy skeptical look at the state and near future of VR from someone who is not an insider  – thus not drinking the VR coolaid nor being affected by the Job's-like reality distortion field. I am not necessarily agreeing with everything he says, but I think there are quite a few valid points being… Read More »

Interesting review, I think Sebastien raises a lot of valid points concerning VR…

By | January 14, 2014

Interesting review, I think Sebastien raises a lot of valid points concerning VR game implementation. However, I feel that some of the issues in that game are really self-inflicted wounds, such as touching objects pushing the avatar away from them  sounds like a really silly physics simulation/collision detection bug. I guess some of it is… Read More »

Is Europe only for the rich now?

By | November 27, 2013

So, according to the UK PM, Europe is for the rich only if you want to work abroad. Really lovely. Not 🙁 From the article:"In the longer term, Mr Cameron says he wants to impose restrictions on freedom of movement in the EU, with new member states having to reach a certain income per head… Read More »

Hiring programmers using GitHub profiles

By | November 20, 2013

I knew that headhunters and agencies use your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and what not (and often in a very clueless manner!), but this practice is new for me. On the surface, it makes sense to look at the candidate's code, to see what they can do – it is right there, in public, right? James… Read More »

Statistics Done Wrong

By | October 30, 2013

An excellent free book on statistics (or rather how not to use it) http://www.refsmmat.com/statistics/ #blog #statistics  ? Statistics Done Wrong — Statistics Done Wrong The woefully complete guide¶. by Alex Reinhart. If you’re a practicing scientist, you probably use statistics to analyze your data. From basic t tests and standard error calculations to Cox proportional… Read More »

Slovak “flying car”

By | October 30, 2013

Slovak “flying car”, direct competitor to the better known (Terrafugia) – I am proud that even my tiny country has crazy geeks like the designer of this thing that can actually compete with with much larger (and more expensive) projects from companies elsewhere. While this type of vehicle may not be the most practical way… Read More »

Interesting interview with +John Carmack on Oculus Rift – new dev kit, position tracking…

By | October 18, 2013

Interesting interview with +John Carmack on Oculus Rift – new dev kit, position tracking … (Via @fdoganis) Oculus Rift’s John Carmack says a new Rift dev kit is in the works, sees consumer model running Android (video) Oculus Rift’s new Chief Technology Officer John Carmack says a new Oculus Rift dev kit is in the… Read More »

Some more technical info about #CastAR (thanks to @nchan)

By | October 16, 2013

Some more technical info about #CastAR (thanks to @nchan) Testing the CastAR Augmented Reality Glasses – Tested.com Jeri Ellsworth and Rick Johnson, the inventors of the CastAR augmented reality glasses, stop by our offices to talk about the project’s Kickstarter, their latest hardware prototypes, and how they envision gamers using augmented reality in their homes.… Read More »