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Codes & Modes: ReFraming Reality, Virtuality & Non-Fiction Media

Amidst the flurry of techno-utopian industry hype surrounding Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning, not enough attention has been paid to long-term socio-cultural or neurobiologial impacts of these new technologies. How can theorists, activists and artists develop a useful framework to explore the complex implications of using these technologies? This […]
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“Future Possible”: ABC Radio Interview

…so here’s an ABC radio interview with my fine self and the lovely Adelaide Rief about our upcoming speaking event as part of the “Future Possible” Series, during which I even made [some sort of] sense banging on about Augmented Reality, Digital Fiction, Virtual Reality, Tilt Brush, and monsters [of course]. And here’s a *massive* […]
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Google Producing An AR/VR Hybrid Headset?

Engadget says while the headset has a screen, its feature may lean more on augmented reality. It’s not clear what that would look like yet, but it could mean the device is closer to Microsoft’s HoloLens than something like the Oculus Rift. According to Recode, the original device had been designed to compete with other […]
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“‘Pokémon GO’ Is Making Total Strangers Become Friends…”

Around the world, people (who own Android and iOS devices) have heard the call to become Pokémon Trainers thanks to Nintendo and Niantic’s Pokemon GO. The augmented reality app brings the game of finding and catching Pokemon out into the real world with digital Pokemon roaming around parks, bus stops, and landmarks throughout the world […]
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Star Wars HoloChess AR Game

LucasArts and Tippett, the founder of Tippett Studio, decided to collaborate to bring the augmented reality game to life. HoloGrid Monster Battle looks like the HoloChess game seen in some Star Wars movies including the latest release, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”. Tippett and his team will develop the said augmented reality game but not […]