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Sam W [)-) @vr_sam Brighton, UK | He/Him

Immersive Partnerships Director @MakeRealVR making Serious Fun™️ for L&D, simulation, training & games #𝑥R (#VR/#AR/#MR) #spatialcomputing

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Joined Twitter 5/26/14


It was time https://t.co/Wo05xTvntP @TheeBeardedBard @VRchazen We have installed some electrician, plumber and air-con maintenance training into prison… https://t.co/bKPUHBMAYNPlease share! Games Jobs Live South Coast & Brighton is next Wednesday 19th! Featuring jobs from @ChineseRoom,… https://t.co/sPYYjW1Hg5
Retweeted by Sam W [)-) @llamasoft_ox Like how our council tax bills for the new payment year are labelled “FINAL DEMAND NOTICE”. I think y… https://t.co/kL3aKN2BtfWhat happened to the web this week? Why are people sad, angry, and frightened about the future of the web? Why was… https://t.co/PBu50MiY97
Retweeted by Sam W [)-) @janoc200 Not in this case, they have confirmed it’s all good to go for next week 😊NB. We would never normally advocate deployment on a Friday but sometimes needs must and this is not a live eventOh what’s that? 4pm on a Friday? Client has just deployed their latest immersive learning experience onto their LMS… https://t.co/KiCNU0iYJs
8/14
2020
After much discussion about music this evening, I leave you with the best song of the GTA: VC OST - https://t.co/nIDIMkNGsU @psychicparrot I set my account to be about VR but... https://t.co/7yE3F8mPmn @cYnborg @VicePressNews Ditto @VicePressNews Bit hard to tell - shipping email notification says everything is shipped but RM tracking says updat… https://t.co/P6CKZna8Gx1st part of my @VicePressNews Silent Running order arrived - shame it was left outside in the rain but doesn’t seem… https://t.co/tvnj5Zz7Yy @TPickardDev It’s “free”, not free TomOk... so here is my theory on the Apple/Epic Games thing... Epic clearly don't like paying the 30% Apple tax. They'… https://t.co/gDMjY98yj9
Retweeted by Sam W [)-) @JJCastilloVR To be fair it was feckin hot and sweaty and not pleasant - I didn’t want to try any VR as a result bu… https://t.co/M6nzDRIyr2Don’t forget Epic also make... a fuck-tonne of money and this is about making more fuck-tonnes of money.Billionaire Corporation says " Stop 1984 from happening by making sure we make even more money. Oh also, hey kids,… https://t.co/Y5RqUYJimV
Retweeted by Sam W [)-) @sterlingcrispin @hmltn Back to games, we used to have meetings with retailers and distributors to determine which… https://t.co/kwMIn87OjBThat Fortnite 1984 in-game video is great and everything but I wonder what % of players will get the reference to t… https://t.co/SxQIairBiR @sterlingcrispin @hmltn Not games but music - mate was in a signed, popular band. Selling a CD in a high street ent… https://t.co/MFKX3E5kJd @sterlingcrispin @hmltn Once they realised players would pay near similar or higher prices for digital content with… https://t.co/rP7T27cJYx @sterlingcrispin @hmltn Retail used to dominate and control gaming from charts to units sold to prices. Digital sto… https://t.co/DpecUKnLQV @sterlingcrispin @hmltn Oh god how long have you got? F2P is the business model that simply put, broke gaming over… https://t.co/WgQiy0PVbzFirstly - I don’t know what’s up with that rose in the big feature panel. It’s the same plant, but one goes like th… https://t.co/puu1g6QR9lPlus bonus cat https://t.co/9eCETuPwfyIt’s been 14 days since I made a mark in the calendar for visiting the pub and we’re symptom-free so time to celebr… https://t.co/yUMi1RizFOThe garden keeps on giveth https://t.co/oVWqPklxlkWe're excited to announce @MakeRealVR will be joining us at our next #BrightonImmersive Meetup to talk about how th… https://t.co/jrjbuYmOoD
Retweeted by Sam W [)-) @JonVirtual @ali_heston Maybe she has stage fright and/or needs some encouragement https://t.co/sa9LIuwsep @irvb Just on a micro scaleThanks everyone! https://t.co/2jdL3kXvaM https://t.co/wQ6zZhr6cK @ed_barton @MakeRealVR Yay! You win a glass of win[e]S bought a solar-powered water feature for the birdbath... of course now it starts raining 😂 https://t.co/XRa1lCj25Y @MoorOfALife @MakeRealVR https://t.co/xMihbfbRfMConsidering my cats rip the lids off automated feeders, think I’ll swerve this https://t.co/IbsJ0UOrvQ @hrafntho Maybe you’re a hologram post-death by this point? 🤔Alan, on our learning design team, has been with us for [nearly] a year now. Having come from a more traditional eL… https://t.co/bkusuGzNlB
Retweeted by Sam W [)-) @MakeRealVR (and you get the fun knowledge that it means I have to then hunt around updating the link accordingly wherever it is listed ;))Hey pals - my turn! We also would like to get a few more subs (100+) to get a proper named link for @MakeRealVR You… https://t.co/uU7JYDMbou @xiotex opted to stand out in the rain instead @jamescwatson I work in immersive tech, my wife is a counsellor... let’s make it happen! @GabeMoralesVR Physical digital make-up I think“Phygital”. Nope https://t.co/VvXvJ7c3su‘Increasing A-level grades will mean a whole generation could end up promoted beyond their abilities’ says Minister… https://t.co/UFjwcFwDVS
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8/13
2020
@aegirthor Still waiting here @Glis No lickingI was so busy making masks with mouths I never focused on the real opportunity: VR with eyes. (100% unofficial and… https://t.co/Ab0B8kzigu
Retweeted by Sam W [)-) @Hero_Kvatch You gotta check out the high school one that has Freddie Mercury randomly rising about on a horse in the background though ;) @Fortress_Inman I was ready for Toto earlier @Moike_the_Squid Those are trousers ;) Pants are er.. what do you call them.. tighty whities? 😂 @hrafntho Ha! All the time... “how do I avoid this thing coming towards my head?” @Moike_the_Squid US pants or British pants? 🤔 @albn @Apple The full screen white flash is a bit much imho @willgoldstone Unity UI was always dark(ish), no?Top Golf announced an upcoming charity VR golf tournament in Pro Putt on Quest to raise money for Doctors WIthout B… https://t.co/HA5sQFFWnY
Retweeted by Sam W [)-) @JonVirtual Well many of the anti-maskers are big manbabies so...? @JonVirtual And beer through a straw is always a bad idea ;) @RedOfPaw @alexmakesvr ^^ 👆👆😊 @BenKuchera Do you think it’s financially sustainable though?Hmm, would you prefer this or some form of stay-at-home immersive solution? https://t.co/bKBONByFzzSudden strong desire to sink a number of cold drinks with the #VR fam - a lot to chat about and feel missed a lot o… https://t.co/Rw4FgpBYSO @GreyAlien @tiedtiger Yep, Dems = Conservative, GOP = UKIP. But then our Labour is hardly left either @CoryInJapan Ah well age ratings and parents paying attention them is a whole other conversationCheck out Working from home by @vr_sam in #3D, #VR or #AR https://t.co/g20kxz2xVJ via @sketchfabI was in the middle of writing a blog about this but PwC/Jason has saved me some effort - here’s a useful starting… https://t.co/uCgvWrwMGlOverpriced? I'd rather pay £4.50 for a tub of nice ice cream I actually get than, say, £53m for a bridge that never… https://t.co/uhTph13eBc
Retweeted by Sam W [)-) @shen Defo won’t end up like this https://t.co/iRsRcbzX1R @panxueni it / her / you - how does one address a non-sentient digital twin of oneself? @Daniel_Stabley MK had shadows though @panxueni Ha! You should stand behind it and see if you can mirror the dance XDTrying to work but the cats have decided my chair is the best place to conk out around - can’t move! https://t.co/H2F2RKQksvMe, myself and I https://t.co/Ch8GqzTRpoHopefully some of that will be used towards reducing their retail price ;) https://t.co/80VXR8q2aV @reformattday I remember those days... aahhhSo I did that in3D app scan thing @_LucasRizzotto shared (remembering to put clothes on first, don’t worry) - my ne… https://t.co/89s417N2S4Ahh last video call for a few hours... *strips off clothes* the benefits of wfh 🌞🔥The largest recession in the G7, the highest excess death rate in Europe, A-Levels in meltdown, unemployment rocket… https://t.co/22sGhEiKU7
Retweeted by Sam W [)-)Winning! No... wait https://t.co/D2t4LIlRhZ @inannamute Wow I hadn’t even noticed no shadows until you pointed it out but I’m only on my first morning coffee to be fairPractice the knife game with #handtracking on the #OculusQuest! https://t.co/U503CNyU2W
Retweeted by Sam W [)-)Clever. Tennis ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ https://t.co/jO6Izgt6AZOur 1st hire post-lockdown starts today and will be remotely inducted and working. No fancy pub lunch excuse :(The @CDCgov have released a #VR Lab Training : Biosafety Cabinet Edition experience for free on @SteamVR https://t.co/BEzbS12H8c
8/12
2020
@chelscore Thankfully insurance covered the cost and got a new one, that we’re hand-delivering 😬 @VirtualSarahJ I got through clearing with 4 points (D at AS Level) to De Mont ;) @chelscore UPS stole an Oculus Quest out of the packaging and delevered an empty box to our client - never using them againWhile all this is going on, the government, ably assisted by the BBC and the billionaire press, tries to persuade u… https://t.co/wU0xtNN4ie
Retweeted by Sam W [)-)✨ Check out the new and improved SpringboardVR Marketplace! ✨ Now with Regional Pricing, Game Ratings, and other… https://t.co/p3yM3yjgeL
Retweeted by Sam W [)-) @alexqgb We struggle with US parties as your Dems are basically our Conservatives and your GOP are just filth with… https://t.co/EOY73p2pXWSorry to hear about the Mozilla WebXR team layoffs today - the team the world needed. Hope everyone lands on their… https://t.co/scZdOCr4nBEveryone, I'm getting sick to death of saying this. Stop saying it's f***ing NHS Test and Trace. It's a private fir… https://t.co/cUdy3CLu4E
Retweeted by Sam W [)-)WebXR now supports hand tracking, so I built a VR Theremin to test it out. Try it on Oculus Quest:… https://t.co/Ch1xoZ7ZHa
Retweeted by Sam W [)-) @312Will that’s a whole lotta fish @Shoseki “God wanted us to have three arms! It’s in the constitution!” @em_cooper Ha! A client helpfully pointed out we had .com on our company website contact details... oops! Only been… https://t.co/OlHpCpERJK @gameism Maybe they needed longer arms to fit over your ears more?“No sympathy at all” The compassion of the Conservative and Leave voter. https://t.co/FJiwUUKwMO
Retweeted by Sam W [)-) @iBrews @MuseumOR Having “World’s first...” in the headline usually gets me to stop reading instantly when it comes to immersive stuff @VRBugStream @laanlabs @Sketchfab Not bad for 5 mins
8/11
2020

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