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March 21, 2019 01:44

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Time for the UK to switch from .CO.UK to .UK

Today: Share your domains with the word “Pet” / New.video sold for $7,000 / Investment: Decibel.co – Cost: $17 – Sold: $1,000 – Profit: $983.00 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Looking for 2 word .com domain with the word “Logo” – Budget: Up […]

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The founder of Oculus might save AltspaceVR

I just had a VR meetup with some friends from college on AltspaceVR, it was a blast and we talked about doing it again next month. Then news broke last week that Altspace was closing down, which came as a huge shock to me since, as a VR early adopter, I always saw AltspaceVR as […]

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3 Mistakes I Made Building My VR Dream Machine

I’ll start this post by saying that while I am definitely a VR fanatic and have been one ever since I read Snowcrash in High School, I’m definitely a complete beginner when it comes to building a PC. Still, when I pre-ordered the Oculus Rift I thought – I really want to do VR right […]

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The touch controllers for Oculus are more of a game-changer than I thought

Okay, so you probably all know by now that I’m a huge VR nut. I pre-ordered the Rift before I had even built my VR PC, and then proceeded to totally screw up my VR build by getting the wrong RAM, wrong motherboard, and in the end not pushing the RAM in far enough (yes […]

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I just finished hanging out with my college buddies in VR, and it was awesome

Tonight me and some good friends from college decided to hang out in VR, and while I was expecting it to be more of a novelty than a good way to connect, it turned out to be a lot more fun and dynamic than I was expecting. For our first VR hangout we decided to […]

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Google acquires Austin-based VR Startup Owlchemy Labs

Today is an exciting day in the Austin startup world as news has rippled through town about Google’s acquisition of VR game creator Owlchemy Labs. If you don’t know Owlchemy Labs then you honestly have missed out on some of the most superbly amazing VR games like Job Simulator or Jack Lumber. This acquisition definitely […]

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62% of Small Business Owners Say Facebook Ads Don’t Work; A Personal Domain Appraisal Strategy

Virtual Reality Leads Marketers Down a Tricky Path; This Home Was 3D Printed in Only 24 Hours and for Just $10,000; What Is The Difference Between A Chief Strategy And Chief Marketing Officer? Solar Power Is Now the Cheapest Form of Energy in Almost 60 Countries; Gut-Check Time: Broadcasters Face New Wave of Ratings Woes; […]

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How To Hire In An Unsexy Industry; In Honor of a Few Great Names

Intimacy for rent: Inside the business of paid cuddling; 9 Old-Fashioned Names Making a Comeback; Forward, a $149 per month medical startup, aims to be the Apple Store of doctor’s offices; Inside IMAX’s Big Bet to Rule the Future of VR; A Chinese photo app worth $4.5 billion is trending in the US — here’s […]

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My 3 favorite Oculus Rift titles: Eagle Flight, Lucky’s Tale, and Obduction

So my VR PC is finally operational, it was no small task and I’ll go deeper into that process in a larger post I’m doing on Medium. Suffice it to say, after making just about every mistake possible, I finally have a machine that can power all the VR experiences I can throw at it. I […]

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A few reflections on the Virtual Reality Developers Conference

This week I’ve been in San Francisco for the first annual Virtual Reality Developers Conference (VRDC) a new event from the people behind GDC. I’m here exploring how VR developers and studios can leverage the technology we’ve built at Fashion Metric to generate realistic avatars in virtual reality. The experience has been amazing and the […]

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