AR, VR, ebook icon: Cone

Cone: Engadget Experience public document

Hello Engadget and Esteemed Judges, My name is Stephen Black and I am an artist, writer and producer. Cone is a three part project: a VR experience, an AR film experiment and a book. Thank you very much for your time and consideration. OnwARd, Stephen Black Engadget Experience Cone by Stephen Black PDF Engadget Experience …

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hand performance

Haptics: Giving VR the Finger (2 of a series)

(The first of my posts on haptics is here. Some posts in this series are technical, some are interviews, some are essays; all are handy and some are touching.) To truly understand haptics, one must be aware of those glorious, sensitive tools that are always at arm’s length. “The human hand is an engineering marvel. …

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a hand at No Se No

Haptics: Giving VR the Finger (1 of a series )

Rethink the body for a moment. The skin; the largest organ. The wondrous organs and processes within this sack of flesh, especially the skeletal, muscular and nervous systems. With everything working together, we can do things like jump, speak and button our clothes. Zooming in on the act of buttoning a shirt, we see a …

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screenshot of video interview on youtube


To find out what nownownow is about, visit!   I am now working on an AR app featuring Bubiko Foodtour, promoting Bubiko’s book on AR, promoting Newspaper Drumsticks.  I am finishing Detroit and Cherry. Soon to start preparing for my involvement with the VIEW Conference 2020, in Turin.

The Baby Steps of Bubiko Foodtour

UPDATE: and: A lot has been happening since this was posted. For example, Bubiko went to the Penang Food Festival in KL. Bubiko’s Instagram is here. Twitter. This past weekend SD(Suitcase Delicious) and I began serious work on the Bubiko Foodtour blog. For now we are using an iPhone and a toy doll, …

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2020 Stephen Black presentations

Latest news! In October, in Turin, Italy, SB will be at: VIEW (last year’s event featured Brad Bird (The Incredibles, The Iron Giant), as well as talents responsible for animation for Game of Thrones, Toy Story, Star Wars and Spiderman: the Spider-verse, and more.) Stephen Black will be giving the following presentations on Augmented Reality …

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