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Microsoft MR Academy Lead Engineer, CTO @Simbryo, author of https://t.co/qnQW3QGj18, https://t.co/wuyzlOBcRu, ex-Zynga VR, Breach & Clear. he/him #BlackLivesMatter

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@ddiakopoulos @vilyah @maciejhalber Oh cool, there's a club! :D Chances are good I've used code from one or two of you all in the past~ @technobaboo Haha, thanks! I didn't really design it with speed or efficiency in mind, I primarily wanted something… https://t.co/BXm9E2273GJust finished micro_ply.h, a single header .ply loader C library! I'll be honest, I'm a little fuzzy on why I actua… https://t.co/Q6L6iCxQQE
10/20
2020
@patdiaz @AndrewYNg @42SiliconValley @gdgfremont That's super nice to hear :) I've got a nice update for it just around the corner too!
10/18
2020
@LukeD @Microsoft Hah! We only have a piece of the first floor in that building. I'd guess those are Macy's, but I… https://t.co/1Q7TG586wb
10/16
2020
@danilogasques It doesn't currently, but that is something I've been working on! It may make it into the next update if I'm ambitious :) @technobaboo Sounds great! Will DM you :) @technobaboo Oh no, hope you feel better soon! I don't think I have any docs that would help in this scenario yet,… https://t.co/bSNxVE7xjF @BryanChrisBrown @beep2bleep Yeah, most companies aren't even shipping -tethered- headsets at prices comparable to the Quest =/ @technobaboo Hah! Oh no. C++ was such a mistake. That's actually a pretty helpful explanation though, I've used ni… https://t.co/0K3yeDUY6S @technobaboo I haven't really documented that, most of the people I've worked with so far have also been VS people… https://t.co/x5VtFZUWbI @technobaboo I also still need Xamarin support, I haven't gotten the C# side to work on Android quite yet! Still pl… https://t.co/72NcWv7616 @technobaboo I somehow managed to use Visual Studio entirely through the Android build process, so I think it still… https://t.co/pTK3bjrIiR
10/14
2020
@BryanChrisBrown Oh wow, you think that much? It's wild to imagine user data + store could ever offset a 2-300$ loss... @BryanChrisBrown If I recall correctly, smart TVs do something similar where they record and sell your watching hab… https://t.co/sXsynZU6Wv @BryanChrisBrown That's something I'm still really curious about. If Facebook didn't have the user productization a… https://t.co/kXz4rs88ZQ @BryanChrisBrown It was a hard requirement for logging into the Quest 2, as far as I could tell. It claimed the pro… https://t.co/UNO8Z8zf6dWell, the native part of StereoKit's Android branch definitely works on Quest 2! But now my Oculus account is irrev… https://t.co/SEO5UnJwYX
10/13
2020
Learn the fundamentals of Mixed Reality UX Design by experiencing it yourself. Designing Holograms' unique approach… https://t.co/vgdjCml2Bc
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10/7
2020
@128_mhz Dunno if you know about the Roguelike Celebration conference tomorrow, but there are a lot of fun procedur… https://t.co/Mt8d5HjxYy @MightyCooper Oh no! Well hopefully I'll see you around in some format or another anyhow :) There's still a full da… https://t.co/pgafeaVePVRoguelike Celebration is my all-time favorite conference, and it starts tomorrow! It's a fantastic mix of procedura… https://t.co/BEq9QNw91e
10/2
2020
@DanMillerDev @LimitedRunGames Haha, I hunted a little for it, but it's just the pokemon Zacian and Zamazenta editi… https://t.co/rxfX0C1OMd @LimitedRunGames First physical game I ever worked on too! Only physical game, somehow everything else I've ever wo… https://t.co/n1s8fnggo1 @DanFessler @NicolasCoderre I'm getting to the electronics part of my hydroponics project too, and I couldn't be mo… https://t.co/njDFasdHFpI'm really happy to finally start seeing results onscreen! That's a full C based StereoKit app running on Android!… https://t.co/V7gfFwVsNT
10/1
2020
@JackEllis @technobaboo To be honest, I haven't tried all that many. I use an older tech stack, and I've got some o… https://t.co/fmU3lYyXLI
9/26
2020
@technobaboo @JoshuaCorvinus @ericflo Also, yes, please more visibility in tech! I only trust my computer when I know what it's doing. @technobaboo Yeah, I understand. Most SV tech has left a bad taste in my mouth lately. @technobaboo I'd love to ditch Google Analytics myself, but haven't found an alternative I like better, or found ti… https://t.co/LBwTZSZBrh @technobaboo I suspect that's mostly just Google Analytics, which is a standard tool you'll encounter just about ev… https://t.co/4kLcTlPwPwSpatial audio can make a world of difference in #MixedReality experiences! @Chemzoar has some great tips and tricks… https://t.co/L51FbSUpME
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9/25
2020
@vad710 It's all gravy, you got my good side ;) @vad710 I'm in this picture :D @FlohOfWoe @wordsandbuttons Wooh, yeah, that seems like it could be a case of 'overthinking it'. I guess it's really just a bandaid anyhow. @jbrewerjera I'm using a C++ compiler, and I have a few C++ deps. but it's not entirely fair to say I'm writing C++… https://t.co/K9yqwl5HEl @FlohOfWoe @jbrewerjera I like the idea of this lib a fair bit, Python is a fun language to work with! :) I base a… https://t.co/3t1Q2YuM54 @wordsandbuttons Yeah, and strcpy_s is MSVC only. I used std::string up until I discovered it appears to add wild a… https://t.co/Guega4rww9My fav for today is strcpy. strcpy ooold, and isn't a safe function to use, so which should I switch to? strncpy, s… https://t.co/KiiscN3dWYI've spent years doing C/C++ exclusively through Visual Studio, and now that I'm porting StereoKit over to Android… https://t.co/mPYqPEEuZe
9/24
2020
@ahmadierfan999 Black Art is like, DOS era code, and it is some wild stuff! @ahmadierfan999 Oh, I forgot all about that part! I've owned the book for almost 15 years, and his similarly named… https://t.co/aUxiJFAmTZ @ahmadierfan999 Andre LaMothe is an excellent writer too, so it's quite pleasant to read! :) @ahmadierfan999 Tricks of the 3D game Programming Gurus is an incredible book about software rasterization! I learn… https://t.co/65ELcHKRTCI recently started doing hydroponics! Nothing wild, just a small AeroGarden and kitchen herbs. Adds a bit of green… https://t.co/qnPZ1mnw1a
Retweeted by Nick Klingensmith - ✊🏿🖤I've still got plenty more work to do, mostly around moving and storing water! But I'm super happy with progress so… https://t.co/69YrjeIOz5The milestone I -just- reached is that my modular segments lock together nicely, and the basket holders work! Here'… https://t.co/n4zLPqI22FAnd wow, CAD software is ugly! I tried a lot, mostly open source/free, but nothing appealed to me until I tried Ope… https://t.co/5gmhv20nvNEarly prototypes for my prints were done in Blender, which I -love-, but most of my printing has been simple or art… https://t.co/LZku6uKmD1While digging around, I discovered people often build towers built from PVC pipe! This video in particular was quit… https://t.co/HRwk2YneipI printed just one out, and put bell pepper seeds in it. It's a big plant, but I just wanted to see! These are from… https://t.co/32dSkgA5FxI recently started doing hydroponics! Nothing wild, just a small AeroGarden and kitchen herbs. Adds a bit of green… https://t.co/qnPZ1mnw1a
9/22
2020
I'm very excited! The new MR forums are one thing I've been working on recently, and I'm really happy to launch it… https://t.co/ECMvC5AukO @technobaboo @TrevorFSmith It can feel a little less personal, but I do enjoy having stuff like this on Github Issu… https://t.co/ogsXVlGiYQ @technobaboo @TrevorFSmith I'd love to get more detailed feedback about that at some point! :) There's definitely a… https://t.co/ZpkwAo9YFM
9/21
2020
@vad710 The existence of OpenXR helps keep me grounded! I do wish more people were solving problems rather than cre… https://t.co/nb6DR38Ic4
9/20
2020
This is the straight forward facing mount with StereoKit, while it makes it more comfortable to interact with my te… https://t.co/sXDwA51lW0
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9/19
2020
@ddiakopoulos @Nosferalatu @choy I don't have a teapot, but this is Ralph the Reference Rabbit :) https://t.co/OXweiCICmv @ruby0x1 I wish programmers had more tools to monetize their work. Publishing tools on the Unity Asset Store was on… https://t.co/vTP9aWVc7n
9/18
2020
I cleaned up the sk_gpu.h repository a bit, and added a readme. More docs later, but this is a bit better than it w… https://t.co/GDxLCOyEAA @DrSajidFarooq Facebook is an awful company, I don't like their ethics, and I don't like their vision for the softw… https://t.co/rvZY1CEnLq
9/17
2020
@BryanChrisBrown This is actually one of the biggest things I dislike about Quest 2. Why would anyone get into the… https://t.co/xrPZncWA2iDon't miss this presentation next week, we've got @tcmicka talking! =D Cameron does amazing work, and is also the a… https://t.co/poO4pW70bFI wrote a tiny bit about my cross platform graphics library sk_gpu.h, why I'm making it, and what I'm using it for… https://t.co/MxV1eXbM3i @wassx Oh, I definitely agree, it's a much better way of launching thing! @wassx It's kinda wild how devices release sometimes. Like the Surface Duo isn't even available outside the USA yet… https://t.co/qrmCxT1LpR @wassx Wow, a 6 month delay? That's pretty brutal :( Hopefully they're not making up the availability this time though! :) @radicalappdev Haha, that's a delightful image @arturot try /cart or something. It's up there in the US at leastFacebook Quest 2 is the first pre-order I've ever done with a grimace.
9/16
2020
@FlohOfWoe I was able to get rid of the color banding just by marking my offscreen surface as sRGB, but still perfo… https://t.co/6nwxPSe67r @Alecazam123 @rotoglup @FlohOfWoe Native GL has FRAMEBUFFER_SRGB, which makes it quite easy! WebGL has sRGB formats… https://t.co/4YA4DxuEH5 @mrdoob @BryanChrisBrown @donrmccurdy Oof, I really didn't want to hear that, but I was afraid of it. Is that the s… https://t.co/qN3gMhkiXo @BryanChrisBrown @donrmccurdy @mrdoob Haha, if anyone knows, it's @mrdoob! I believe it was his name that was all o… https://t.co/0A0589b41NWell apparently, you DON'T do this as a post-process sort of effect! You'll get color banding from that! =O The sou… https://t.co/zeU7kbRo0S
9/15
2020
Over the weekend, I got sk_gpu.h working on web with WASM! But I couldn't find how to properly do linear color work… https://t.co/SBHTHF8MBp
9/14
2020
@128_mhz My favorite part about Dwarf Fortress is watching the generation algorithm when it first boots up a new wo… https://t.co/YiikBLR9jT
9/13
2020
@BryanChrisBrown Thanks! It's such a relief to see things on-screen again :) @BenjaminHale7 They're not that severe, but plugging them up definitely helped our purifier calm down a fair bit! :) @BenjaminHale7 On the bright side, I now know exactly where and which windows leak in my apartment!I've been working on sk_gpu.h on-and-off since like... June, so this has been quite a lengthy project!Ah, finally, the end is in sight! I got StereoKit's renderer entirely based on sk_gpu.h, and it works with flatscre… https://t.co/GavDKKmusL
9/12
2020
@TheXRGuy1 I really dislike the designs for all the other dual-screen phones. They all seem... bulky. I'm also upg… https://t.co/3yvEX9Haxi @TheXRGuy1 It's a Snapdragon 855, close to 850 in the HoloLens 2 I work with, so I'm happy with it from that perspe… https://t.co/Rx1h2gY21o @DrSajidFarooq It's a beautiful device and it restores a bit of magic back to owning a phone :) Guess we'll have to… https://t.co/NuDfWbKgJH @RDyhringer ...oh god, did I really type that? I really must be getting old or something.. @RDyhringer I'm probably really going to enjoy using this device for Teams/Outlook work though! @RDyhringer I'm enjoying it quite a bit so far, it's a very novel and well built device! I'm still searching for a… https://t.co/0ABwxG1oaI @troy_s Also, thank you for this link, this is really excellent :) Might help me clear up a few terms I've had all fuzzy. @troy_s So the left image is a linear texture that's incorrectly being interpreted as sRGB, a situation I often fin… https://t.co/bRfyTwncW4 @troy_s I've frequently gotten this all messed up, particularly because of some D3D swapchain requirements. @troy_s Nah, this is just regular GL/D3D Perhaps I've just worded things poorly? I recently discovered that graphi… https://t.co/kJ51nubQhP @troy_s Both of them are broken, or just the left one? This has always been a tricky one for me, I've never had gre… https://t.co/ovpekeX40S
9/11
2020
@Skollyson I'm super lucky, my building usually gets packages over lunch hour :) I don't have to wait allll the way… https://t.co/UYlDoSLvBxAfter over a decade of waiting, my Microsoft Courier has finally arrived! Very cool :) https://t.co/1bXrIJFO1YWas figuring out linear color space stuff for StereoKit's cross-platform renderer, and it always strikes me how big… https://t.co/beH77PetIX
9/10
2020
@flarb @ImpossibleScott The sensation is "I feel like I'm being monetized", rather than "I feel like I'm being empowered" @flarb @ImpossibleScott I'd be tempted to say comfort and software are the big obstacles, but I think there's somet… https://t.co/KHLr3w2yIq @flarb @ImpossibleScott The Quest is about as powerful as a PS3/Xbox 360. While sure, it's no PS4 or GTX 3080, it's… https://t.co/2XgPtnot59
9/8
2020
@ImpossibleScott I suspect the majority of the people who say this have failed to completely grok the Oculus Quest strategy and price-point.
9/7
2020

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