VR in 2016: Reality Check

JasonTechnology, UX

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First generation retail VR head mounted displays have not only failed to live up to the hype, they’ve proven to be dangerous in a number of common use cases, they cause a majority of new users to experience nausea and vertigo, and there’s precious little high-quality content to justify the price of the head-mounted units (HMU) and high-end computers required to run them. What the heck is going on?

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Technology and Diversity: Transformation Roadmap

JasonDiversity, Technology

It’s no secret that the technology industry has ongoing (and frequently newsworthy) challenges with diversity: from the Google Manifesto to the infamous Microsoft school girl dancers to Facebook employees defacing Black Lives Matter posters in their own offices, even socially progressive tech companies haven’t managed to avoid controversy despite years of mandated inclusive workplace training.

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