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Stephen Black’s AR/VR/spatial computing experiences

Stephen Black: This post is a breakdown of my experiences with AR/VR/Spatial Computing. It starts with 2002, though I received a BFA in Photographic Illustration from the Rochester Institute of Technology  well before that. Before 2002, I lived in Tokyo, Manhattan, Paris and Hong Kong, and worked in network TV, fine arts, photography and music. …

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Bicycle, Art and AR experience

This is a simple demo of Augmented Reality. To do this, two things are needed. A free download of the Artivive app. This should go on a mobile phone or tablet. Either Android or iOs will work.A copy of the 2019 Ohio Bicycle Events calendar. If you do not have a printed copy, you can …

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Games: Does anybody remember laughter?

Laughter makes us feel better. It’s cheaper than chocolate and needs no prescription.  I googled “humor in gamemaking”. Not a lot of posts, and most were not new. It seems no one shares my dream of 25 million Fortnite players laughing so hard they shoot milk through their noses. Or spaghetti. The first suggestion from …

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Support? VR films about relationships and China’s Silicon Valley

Hello! An update… and a request for support. I know the world is a goofy place and that a film is a luxury, in many ways. But I am now, with a great team, making a short 360VR film. The setting is the city of Shenzhen, the Silicon Valley of China. The film is about …

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the art of wall clouding

WOAH!… I made a big mistake…if you received a piece of paper at me from SXSW , this is the link you might be interested in. https://blacksteps.tv/wall-clouding/   Jetlag and an hour at the Snapchat Lounge are factors in this mistake. I accept full responsibility. onwARd!   Stephen Black 你好深圳:我希望与想要推广或复制Bubiko;对我的书籍或AR软件感兴趣的个人和公司会面。谢谢! 斯蒂芬布莱克 Hello Shenzhen.   I hope …

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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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