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Palmer Luckey's new defense company Anduril looks interested in AR and VR on the battlefield

Palmer Luckey’s new defense startup Anduril has aspirations well beyond a high-tech border wall. According to new information on the company’s website and its hires, Anduril intends to apply its virtual reality pedigree to “real-time battlefield awareness for soldiers,” among other defense-centric specialties. 995 more words


Social virtual reality startup AltspaceVR may not be dead after all

What is dead in VR may never die, perhaps?

Social VR startup AltspaceVR may not be shutting down after all.

The company, which raised more than $15 million in funding from GV, Comcast Ventures and others, announced last month that it was unexpectedly closing its virtual doors after a funding deal fell through “at the last second.” But oddly, less than a month later, the startup has… 357 more words


Border wall bill draws on Palmer Luckey's new defense company

After being ousted from the VR empire he built, Oculus founder Palmer Luckey is wasting no time on his next project: building the wall.

As… 299 more words


Palmer Luckey, Disgraced VR Tycoon, Wants To Use Self-Driving Car Tech To Create A 'Virtual Border Wall'

When we last saw Palmer Luckey, his career was going down in flames. The Pepe-pushing virtual reality impresario lost a major case against video game publisher Zenimax. 229 more words

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Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey donated $100,000 to Trump's inauguration

Oculus Rift co-founder Palmer Luckey didn’t just support Donald Trump by backing Nimble America, an organization that made anti-Hillary Clinton “shitposts.” He also donated $100,000 to Trump’s inauguration committee under a shell company named after an element in his favorite Super Nintendo game, … 223 more words


show #144: ebbe + drax on vr edu

today we remember riven homewood and play some tape from vwbpe 2017 conference: linden lab ceo ebbe altberg and yours truly on education in vr and how the future will be informed by the past : 211 more words