A collection of augmented reality supporting Black Lives Matter

Throughout the years of studying and working in immersive technology, the use cases have expanded. As the world fights for justice and equality, we must consider the potential impact of augmented reality in activism and social change. Certain aspects of immersive tech have become more accessible in recent years. Think about Snapchat and Instagram filters, which overlay digital graphics onto your face, alter the appearance of the image, or overlay onto the real world. The general notion is that AR

More time, more flexibility, but more anxiety? It actually makes complete sense.

Finally, we have more time! So why does more time actually bring us anxiety? In the noise of a busy lifestyle, we are oftentimes distracting ourselves from an underlying challenge. I was doing this for years without even realizing it. During a quarantine like this, without much of a schedule at all, we’re left with more time alone with ourselves. Some people can thrive in this scenario, very in touch with their inner selves. Others are having to get to

How Learning VR Development Is Deepening My Appreciation For Nature

Have you ever tried to replicate nature? Let me give away the ending, it’s extremely hard. My grandma is an incredible painter. She used to tell me that she sees light and color differently because of her artistic eye. “What colors do you see on that tree?” she’d ask me. With an amateur eye, I’d respond “green.” After years of this training I knew better, responding with a few less obvious colors like purple and yellow. My mind was telling

Seeking Optimism: How to Manage COVID-19 Stress

Don’t get me wrong, considering the future is important. But if you’re feeling anxiety, overthinking about the future can be detrimental to your well-being and health. This has been a really tough time for everyone. Here are some quick tips on how to maintain a healthy mental state during an unpredictable time. Focus on today.Yesterday already happened and tomorrow don’t exist. All we know is today, especially during such an unpredictable time. Sometimes we stress ourselves out by the unpredictability