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VR, AR and Mixed Reality: Coming to Your Eyes in 2018

February 2018

Here’s What Happened at VR, AR and Mixed Reality: Coming to Your Eyes in 2018

Thank you to everyone who attended our event at the Central Austin Library, to our speakers, Patrick Curry of FarBridge and Frank Roan of HookBang, and to their teams for the amazing interactive product demos.

Top 5 Takeaways
1. Virtual Reality (VR) allows user to experience computer-generated worlds as if they were real.

2. Augmented Reality (AR, also called mixed reality or extended reality) is “a technology that superimposes a computer-generated image on a view […]

Haydn Shaughnessy: Top Tech Trends for 2018

January 18, 2018

It was an honour to present to the Austin Forum. As Jay told me quite a few times, this is a smart audience. Over and above that, for those of us who live a continent away, Austin resonates with us like no other US city. To be here and get a chance to suggest an idea or two about the future was a privilege (event slides here).

Over the past decade, four themes have emerged in my work, and I wanted to share those themes at the Austin Forum because […]

Thanks for a Very Successful Start to 2018!

January 14, 2018

As those of you who attended our first event of January 2018 in the new Austin Central Library know, we had a great event to start 2018! I want to start by thanking… the venue. Well, I want to thank the wonderful folks at the Library who worked with us to create this new partnership, but also the folks who designed and built that wonderful facility. We got so many compliments on the new digs that it was almost embarrassing… but just almost, so keep ’em coming. 🙂

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What’s New for the Austin Forum in 2018

January 3, 2018

The Austin Forum on Technology & Society is eager to start the new year and share it with you! In the last 11 years, we have hosted more than 130 community events with Austin’s tech leaders sharing their expertise, experience, and insights. Together, we’ve connected with thousands of Austinites interested in new technologies and their impact on society. Thanks to friends like you, our small nonprofit has grown into the leading monthly technology outreach and networking event in Austin, and we can’t wait for you to be part of what’s […]