Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe weighs in on Palmer Luckey’s apology

After revelations that its founder had donated money to a pro-Donald Trump group, Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe has joined the discussion, noting in a Facebook post on Friday that “Palmer acted independently in a personal capacity, and was in no way representing the company.” Oculus Rift founder Palmer Luckey apologized …

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How to read a book a week

In February, I read Belle Beth Cooper’s Fast Company piece “How I became a morning person, read more books, and learned a language in a year,” which listed the four steps to assuming a new hobby: set small goals, focus on one new thing at a time, remove obvious barriers, …

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Forget VR. The Future of Roller Coasters Is About Maglev

Some people think the future of the amusement is all about virtual reality. I think it’s about a mix of electromagnetic acceleration, free falls, and untethered jumps into water. Traditional roller coasters use a combination of potential and kinetic energy to sling riders over a track system to keep the …

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Four Months in, I Still Can’t Get Enough Overwatch

No matter how many hours I log into Blizzard’s Overwatch, I never get tired of defending the second point on the map Hanamura. It’s essentially a box; the main room in a simple, Japanese temple. There are three points of entry, one on the front, one in the right, and …

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