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Alex Coulombe @iBrews Manhattan, NY

Architect turned #XR-chitect: Creative Director & Co-Founder @agilelens. Also: theatre-maker, board game designer, mad scientist, #XRDad. Make stuff make stuff!

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Joined Twitter 2/10/10


@ra Looks like none of the default fonts can display it :/ https://t.co/nRetk3U19r @ra it's open right now-- hit meLemishine is hiring! Tender Claws is looking for a #UNITY dev to join our core team in LA: benefits & all you can e… https://t.co/WJb8hCKGeb
Retweeted by Alex CoulombeSo, we’ve started to receive medical bills from our stay in isolation, which I did not expect. So I’m opening up my… https://t.co/8OmAP8yg7c
Retweeted by Alex Coulombe @TenderClaws @lazerwalker This problem could also be solved by the age-old tradition of multiple save slots or user profiles. @TenderClaws @lazerwalker I hear you. Back to the original post from @lazerwalker tho, I imagine if an option to sk… https://t.co/zhags2gIOb @esjayclark @magicleap @TheRSC Amazing and congrats!! @theextendedmind @AutoCAD I was an early adopter of Revit / BIM in 2008 which didn't take off in architecture as an… https://t.co/g9czluyx3Aalso a valid premise! 👍 https://t.co/6vXH2xzXYZ
Retweeted by Alex Coulombe @TenderClaws @lazerwalker Would definitely appreciate an option in the menu to skip it (+ reset). I've given a few… https://t.co/BeR5OREQIQDue to uncertainty around health concerns and travel, we have made the difficult decision to cancel Unreal Fest Eur… https://t.co/Y65GmlILsz
Retweeted by Alex CoulombeWe couldn't agree more...we want to help plan and design those kinds of performance venues. The audience experience… https://t.co/0v4RuCqx3p
Retweeted by Alex CoulombeAn amazingly insightful, detailed & honest analysis of what went wrong w High Fidelity from a frequent user,… https://t.co/isOLMrM4q2
Retweeted by Alex CoulombeI’d love to share my VR Master’s Thesis, completed May ’19 ✨Developing Embodied Familiarity with Hyperphysical Phe… https://t.co/UG6jQ4p5nC
Retweeted by Alex CoulombeBroadway desperately needs new, intimate, and flexible theatres in the 500-750 seat range so that extraordinary wor… https://t.co/d0eGHkE2Dn
Retweeted by Alex Coulombe @theextendedmind @AutoCAD This is so confusing to me. AutoCAD is on the way out for most industries. Sounds like su… https://t.co/ujOYxyBVEX @slukas 🤯ok I'm going to sleep now 😅🙃 @slukas https://t.co/5ogBC4Yq78 @shaneengelman @slukas Yeah I could have done a parent/unparent transform thing here but since I'm dealing with the… https://t.co/MA3eVNX0GlIn the red brackets has everything I need. Outside is a sample of the casualties on the way to the simple solution. https://t.co/gh4DVAeGpXI don't know who needs to hear this, but if you ever want to move a transform a set distance along a single local a… https://t.co/Hrk9rCRizD
2/28
2020
@Aidan_Wolf @JesseDamiani Awesome!! Congrats Aidan, well deserved :D @hmltn @TimSweeneyEpic @EpicGames Wow @pushmatrix Dan you're a heroLooks like @pushmatrix has unleashed some of his handtracking Quest prototypes. There goes my afternoon. https://t.co/8llFByztWC
Retweeted by Alex Coulombe @Blake_Jakely Try to strike a balance between the work that you need them to do and work that they're interested in… https://t.co/8ltWmPrmrJ @googlemaps can we take a look at this please? https://t.co/XpQTQmpcVQ @hmltn @TimSweeneyEpic @EpicGames Also, five days ago: https://t.co/HtdhsVslEi @hmltn @TimSweeneyEpic @EpicGames Three days ago: https://t.co/p4veT8Unhr @hmltn @TimSweeneyEpic @EpicGames No they committed to coming @jamessimpsonLX @spatialxr @andreeavr That would be great! Also James I'll be in London in early June if there's an… https://t.co/QoElO4Pu9qWe want everyone to have access to The Wild from anywhere, on any device. That’s why The Wild can be experienced fr… https://t.co/hrrLJy8yzX
Retweeted by Alex CoulombeMade a list of all tutorial posts I've made! Currently 119 posts, Unity, 3D Modelling, Shaders, Gradient Textures,… https://t.co/KSZkRqpBEH
Retweeted by Alex Coulombe @kathrynyu Happy to help you Kathryn!
2/27
2020
@Blake_Jakely With optimization this of course could be done directly in Quest, but we have fast moving projects wi… https://t.co/ls2GEvta7k @Blake_Jakely I like the term 'active design' or 'designing from the inside-out.' For example, we have a physical d… https://t.co/klZxRhe6PR @Heaney555 @BryanChrisBrown Right, but the SDK allows for the hand tracking to still work while in Editor (their in… https://t.co/vSka9ViMDi @heynewt22 @BryanChrisBrown @unity3d So yes, it recognizes Quest as Rift, but the SDK allows for mimicking the hand… https://t.co/tIKahJ91cQ @heynewt22 @BryanChrisBrown I hope this is clear: in the left image below I'm in the @unity3d Editor w/ Oculus Link… https://t.co/tK879XKgdK @heynewt22 @BryanChrisBrown the latest Oculus SDK DOES let you access hand tracking in Unity Editor, so as long as… https://t.co/uGHQ5eSXQ2I am thrilled at who will be presenting at @currents_nm Conference. This is a different type of gathering. We're f… https://t.co/eB5MfbBpNZ
Retweeted by Alex CoulombeOld architects don't like Oculus Quest controllers, so I want to use hand tracking. Unfortunately, most of our proj… https://t.co/PfiQplwIS6 @rje @spatialxr @andreeavr I didn't notice the plant until I had lined up the picture, then had to be a ham about it.Big day of @spatialxr! Had the privilege to visit their office (great to see a company like this in #NYC instead of… https://t.co/O3Ejhiid6rFantastic use of @magicleap 1! Kudos to @iBrews! #XR #SpatialComputing https://t.co/0fw6hqFgxh
Retweeted by Alex Coulombe @heynewt22 @VisitDreamscape Ooo will have to visit when I'm in LA at the end of March! @AlexYablon My brother is!Was really thrilled to work on this project. One of the last ones I punchlisted before going full time with #XR and… https://t.co/ajemxCfhCAI just accidentally hacked a parking app into giving me double the time that's supposed to be possible for the spac… https://t.co/sd4jmxBaBwSometimes I wonder how much of my advantage over other people is just insisting on a good 8 hours of sleep a day. T… https://t.co/NPxi7zbpMa
Retweeted by Alex CoulombeJoin us this March in Pasadena for the next great gathering of the #immersive creators community. We are gathering… https://t.co/KrRgHQbvf3
Retweeted by Alex Coulombe @jaltucher My takeaway from this whole situation is the world is not even remotely prepared for a proper pandemic. @jamessimpsonLX ahahaha been there buddy 😂 @jeriellsworth https://t.co/MO8XPd1rdG @JJCastilloVR I actually just read his book (recently released) and he made it very clear he was ready to step down… https://t.co/AQhY9vZDwN @MartiniGiant Really hoping there's a 2 hour tangent about Collateral 🤞. That being said, the behind the scenes stu… https://t.co/pf3oBbazC7Read Tony's post— gets you thinking🤔 https://t.co/WarYxmRY5f @LoganInHD you're doing great!
2/26
2020
@SandboxAlchemy Oh wow! @Stitched @unity3d Don't know if there's an official one-- I made my own @KatVHarris I think something's broken in the trace. Keep the blueprint open while playing and following the node f… https://t.co/8u47YU8JGL @unity3d Cool... student plans can be great. Please respond to my requests to teach Unity Reflect to architecture students :/ @vogueandcode wooo was panicking for a second but it looks like I'm ok😅 https://t.co/Man6cMgdIJ @GregFeingold @Snapchat ahhh that actually worked for me! Thanks Greg my kids will be thrilled :) Interestingly it… https://t.co/gFkmRXdq9Sok this is embarrassing: I really want to show my kids 'the floor is lava' but I haven't touched @Snapchat in years… https://t.co/Vek582GTka @andres https://t.co/iAzeMZIqo5 @4thWallApp @JesseDamiani @kentbye @timoni @miss_lady_pants @iftf @currents_nm @artBoffin @MeowWolf It's going to be amazing! @jeriellsworth @tiltfive https://t.co/ErXR9gBOLfCheck out the CURRENT lineup of speakers for the Currents New Media Festival in Santa Fe! June 14-16 is your chance… https://t.co/MSDZpZUzeg @anafabregagood Same energy: https://t.co/AuB476RrgA
Retweeted by Alex Coulombe @shaneengelman (this is only the second time, but I'm now determined to use this gif at every remotely opportune mo… https://t.co/05cYwYwf0X
2/25
2020
@auradeluxe @samanthagwolfe @unity3d Thank you Tony 🙏 @jamessimpsonLX Mixed feelings for sure! Can’t wait to hear what your next journey is going to be, though I have my suspicions 😉 @googlemaps Hi @googlemaps I still haven't heard from you? Please don't ghost me 😢Anyone know what's going on with Reflect from @unity3d ? Was hoping to teach it to my students at the Syracuse Scho… https://t.co/3BHY7Ntzifthe more i walk in the woods the better i feel the more i read the more curious i become the more i listen to oth… https://t.co/JYHCgtAn5e
Retweeted by Alex CoulombeThere's a good chance we'll have some post show analysis drinks or ice cream or cookie dough. https://t.co/dgWclGrUsF @sbiegun1 https://t.co/7V4wD9sK2B @thedak @kathrynyu @IKantKoan David and I now have tickets to the March show! @thedak @kathrynyu @IKantKoan https://t.co/safW98DLcg @thedak @kathrynyu @IKantKoan It's settled David you're coming with meFantastic interview with @kathrynyu talking to @IKantKoan. I've been teetering on going to see #ChaosTheory for mon… https://t.co/2usKYJeGMF @utopiah @medialab @TuftsUniversity @marinabers @mit_cmsw @CodeInVR @explorables @Dynamicland1 This looks amazing!I was in 7th grade falling head over heels in love with all things THEATRE thanks to my incredible teacher Lori Smi… https://t.co/cIGzIt7s4W @JJCastilloVR @InvisibleThrill Allll the nostalgia. What a blast!Civilisations from @BBC and @nexusstories is out now on Magic Leap World! Go hands-on and discover historic artifa… https://t.co/D0EoWnqipT
Retweeted by Alex Coulombe @MartiniGiant Another convert!This means everything to me. https://t.co/GUGctr5OHdDitto to all of the below and I'll add: @DarraghDandy @__roguef @trebu_chat @theextendedmind @mythweaver_ @allysonmhttps://t.co/fwbflCkaXW @punktvr @chelscore @AndyFidel_ @andreeavr @SamRDeLara @cyceratops @theMiaSmith @estellatse @vogueandcode @nicolehe Great list!!What's your go to #augmentedreality apps that you're using for design/art? I know #tiltbrush users love @ARize_AR f… https://t.co/YL2MmXD3o2
Retweeted by Alex Coulombe @HighlySpammable @UnrealEngine Rad, did not know that. Thanks Chris!Wow @EveLindley is excellent in @Dispatches_AMC. Had no idea what this show was but @BetterCallSaul led into it ver… https://t.co/zkqUqIVd90 @HighlySpammable @UnrealEngine Is it possible to create templates? VR needs different screenspace settings than 2D @Scobleizer hahaha #lifegoals https://t.co/gF7r2jasDQWhen @Scobleizer met Randy Pausch in 2006, about a year and a half before his passing: https://t.co/UxawtJwAzW https://t.co/e6mDNEVJlG @Scobleizer That's a shame. I worry about that kind of thing all the time with YouTube and anything I upload into t… https://t.co/plu3sdtpe3
2/24
2020
@Scobleizer Wow. Would love to read/watch that interview Robert if it's still around?And it holds his attention in a way that it never did before he saw the movies. Seems like there's something to be… https://t.co/2aUIhOl2oMI always liked the idea of not letting my kids see movie adaptations before reading what they're based on (use your… https://t.co/NFsMYJTjYV
2/23
2020

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