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Source Mark Zuckerberg on stage at Facebook’s F8 Conference, 2014 (photo by Maurizio Pesce)

This was a very bad week for Meta/Facebook and its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, though you probably wouldn’t know it from the way the company has been covered in the news. (And yes, it’s been another week of distracting news on all kinds of other fronts.) The headlines on DC federal…

Yes, that’s the guy who created the Oculus. And yes, I wore shoes while I wrote this.

As a 50-year-old man, I am rooting for the transition to the metaverse, where my hair will always be thick, my Cialis prescription unfilled, and my history cleared.

I wrote a 2015 Time magazine cover story on virtual reality titled “The Surprising Joy of Virtual Reality — And Why It’s…

“The future of health is on your wrist,” Apple tweeted in December alongside a 15-second ad for its Apple Watch Series 7, which features LTE connectivity. In the clip (longer versions of which were released on January 1st), the artificially intelligent voice of Siri states, “The owner of this Apple…

Photo by Greyson Joralemon on Unsplash

Shortly after the jury in the Elizabeth Holmes trial began its deliberations last month, I sat down and wrote the following:

I want to ask a question that I’m not seeing enough people discussing: if Holmes is on trial for defrauding investors about her service, why isn’t that the case…

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One of my sons is turning 12 soon, a year away from the “official” age for most VR devices. I’ve been working in AR & VR (aka XR) for 30 years now, more recently helping to start billion-dollar products like the HoloLens and more. …

Credit: Apple

Apple is poised for a big 2022. We’ll likely see an iPhone 14, an array of new laptops and desktop computers, and perhaps the company’s long-awaited mixed reality device. Apple is also inches away from a $3 trillion valuation, which it may well reach today.

Apple’s 2022 won’t be a…

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