Apple’s biggest AI opportunities likely lie in local models, but that raises questions about the degree to which Apple will allow truly open experiences.
Meta and the Quest Pro; Meta and VR as Console; Microsoft, Activision, and the EU
Mets seems to be abandoning the Quest Pro. Meanwhile, is the Quest for gaming? That the question isn’t clear — nor the answer — gets to they VR and AR remain questionable investments.
An Interview with Matthew Ball About Disney, Streaming, and the Metaverse
An Interview with Matthew Ball Disney and Bob Iger’s return, the future of ESPN, Netflix’s resurgent position, and the trouble facing the rest of the TV industry. Plus, why the Metaverse isn’t here, and what Apple’s headset may look like.
Tech Layoffs, Big Tech’s Hiring Rates, Microsoft’s VR Layoffs
Tech’s layoffs are popularly thought to be because of over-hiring during the pandemic, but in fact there isn’t much evidence that tech over-hired based on past rates. Then, Microsoft still has a metaverse strategy, it just doesn’t involve hardware.
An Interview with Midjourney Founder David Holz about Generative AI, VR, and Silicon Valley
An interview with Midjourney founder and CEO David Holz about his journey to Silicon Valley, his work on Leap Motion and VR, and the creation, business, and underlying technology of Midjourney and generative AI.
Meta Meets Microsoft
Meta’s new hardware is more impressive than expected, and the Microsoft partnership makes a lot of sense. The question is if Meta will capture enough value to outweigh their costs.
An Interview With Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella About Partnering in the Metaverse
An interview With Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella about partnering in the Metaverse
An Interview With Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang About Building the Omniverse Cloud
An interview with Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang about his GTC keynote, the Ada Lovelace GPU, the companies shift into cloud services, its challenging last few quarters, President Biden’s China ban, and more.
An Interview With The Metaverse Author Matthew Ball
An interview with “The Metaverse” author Matthew Ball about Metaverse timing, challenges, and Netflix’s content challenges
Niantic Lightship, An Interview with Niantic Founder John Hanke
An overview of Niantic’s new developer platform, and an interview with Niantic founder John Hanke about the company’s history and future