Stephen Black

August 4, 2018 Hong Kong: From Blockchain to Noodles with Gluten and Black Fungus

Notes on today for Alphabet Spikes, my book-in-progress-as-experiment-on Amazon. These images are from Dustin Stupp’s quietly stimulating On Brink artwork, now on display at the Innovation Tower at HK PolyU. Very thought-provoking, Dustin’s piece is a trustworthy way to begin an understanding of Blockchain. First at lunch, and then at the artwork itself, we discussed …

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Cupping Steve’s Wild Coffee (part 2)

part 1 is here.. Boss: “Fruit. Westerners eat different fruit than Thai people. So when a coffee description in English mentions the name of a fruit, it doesn’t always immediately register.” This is the second statement Boss said after he took his first sip of medium roasted SWC. “Apricot” was the first. Then, with Neung, …

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2018

This is a placeholder for now… not all of these links are live yet. Ask me if you have any questions… 3how AR (Augmented Reality) Beach Road 360 “VR” movie (+ screening at Singapore National Museum) Stephen Black’s Book and ebooks Bubiko Foodtour David Severn The Doughbots The Dundercats The Fierce Aunty’s No-nonsense Guide to …

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Notes on David Ryan Polgar/IBM/ AR brand storytelling

It is recommended to read the entire article, entitled Is Augmented Reality the Future of Brand Storytelling. David Ryan Polgar wrote it for thinkleaders, a series of articles appearing on the IBM website. AR, having long promised to be an effective way for brands to engage their audiences, may finally be having its moment. But …

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oppARtunity… now!

My background, as related to the possibilities of AR, the new cinema/theatre/text-artform/communication business: – Beach Road, the 360 movie I produced with Hiverlab, was nominated for Best Experimental film at the 2016 VR Fest Las Vegas, and featured at the 2015 Brisbane Film Festival. -established Book Merah, and have written, published/epublished eight books including one …

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Bubiko Foodtour Scrapbook

Bubiko Foodtour is introducing the world to Augmented Reality, starting with Southeast Asia.This is in anticipation of 2018, when hundreds of millions of mobile phones and tablets will be able to create AR experiences. However, the 3D model of Bubiko Foodtour is not yet available in 3D. There are several reasons for this, the primary …

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Stephen Black: 72 hour Facebook Live Broadcast

THE BROADCAST IS HERE. HELLO Augmented Reality,art, Southeast Asian food, Bubiko Foodtour, VR, music, haikus, photographs, videos, unusualness… and discussions, readings from, and free downloads of, EBOOKS! The broadcast starts at 3PM September 30, Malaysia time, ends on Monday, October 2 at 3PM Malaysia time. Until October 2, these ebooks are free downloads on Amazon: …

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Notes on AR Startup Business Model

This is outdated. For my startup plans, write to me directly at bubikofoodtour at mark gmail.com. Please look for more recent posts. This, for example, is an overview of the first three months of my AR activities in 2019. Thank you. SB The startup will generate revenue in the following ways: – Software (original IP, …

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