Month: February 2019

LOTUS MOUNTAIN, a VR movie

Stephen Black is the co-creator of Bubiko Foodtour, and the author of Bubiko Foodtour’s Unusual Guide to Augmented Reality. This proposal was posted on Kaleidoscope on February 25, 2019. Shenzhen, China’s Silicon Valley, on the night of Chinese Valentine’s Day. Joyh, a cyborg, is finally taken out into the world by Dave, her creator. Five …

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Blank. later, and in black and white

Starring John Cusack and the Spirit of Yosh Kawano

Next to me is Mari Goround, probably the only Asian in the audience. We’re in the balcony, the “cheap seats” that cost us a hundred and six bucks. We wish we’d bought drinks. And eaten. Below us are couples and groups of middle-aged Caucasians. Some pink hair, some green hair, some went-to-my-stylist-this afternoon-hair, grey hair, …

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Blank. later, and in black and white

A ball hit a mask

A writing experiment/draft about John Cusack’s recent visit to Toledo, my recent visit to Toledo, art, the entertainment industry, the Cubs and Indians World Series, my mom and dad, surrealism and stuff like that. YOU ARE WELCOME TO READ THE FOLLOWING, BUT A MUCH SHORTER, FINISHED VERSION IS HERE. ……………………………………………………………………………………………… “This is me breathing.” A …

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man at smartboard

Red Dot SAD (stories, art, digitalia 2002-2017)

Now is the time to talk about this book. Although this is value for the money, the hope was that readers would contact me, and I would then add more stories. In other words, this book was meant to bean experiment on Amazon: a cross between a subscription model and crowdfunding. But I never did …

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happy Smartboard Scene

The ARphabet Tour: Toledo

The ARphabet Tour is fully explained here. Three presentations on three different days. Self-publishing, mango sticky rice, and of course, AR, augmented reality. AR apps demonstrated: Leo AR  ARtivive Despite the challenging weather, a number of friends, family and curious people made it to the presentations. A new recipe for mango sticky rice was created, …

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