Linden Lab has opened the creator beta version of its Sansar social virtual reality platform to the public. It’s all part of a larger vision to bring us the Metaverse, the immersive virtual world that sci-fi fans have dreamed about for decades. After four years of development, the San Francisco company that brought us the […]
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2014 - FULL CIRCLE SUPPLY COMPANY, L.L.C.
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- Linden Lab launches open beta for social VR platform Sansar
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By Mick LaSalle - Thursday Apr 27, 2017
[...] the future may be shaping up to be just as horrible as the pessimists have been predicting, but with a few unexpected twists. Yes, people will become enslaved, but not to governments, but to social media and search-engine companies. [...] yes, people will be watched and monitored, but not against their will, but with their permission. “The Circle,” based on Dave Eggers’ novel, is as chilling as the most frightening horror movie. Let’s put together a time capsule and make guesses as to how people 50 years from now will see this movie. Directed by James Ponsoldt and adapted by Ponsoldt and Eggers, the movie tells the story of a young woman who goes to work at the Circle, a company that’s like a hellish cross between Facebook, Apple and Google. The place is run by its two founders, who, in an inspired bit of casting, are played by the inherently likable Tom Hanks and Patton Oswalt. In an early scene, the more extroverted of the two, Eamon (Hanks), does a presentation in an auditorium full of employees. What makes “The Circle” so valuable is not only that it’s showing us a ghastly possible path that the world may take, but also that it articulates the mentality that could create and sustain it. According to Eamon, complete transparency strengthens democracy — nothing untoward can happen behind closed doors. Outside the enclosure of privacy waits the online goon squad, always ready to reinforce the stupid consensus through an idiotic stream of commentary. “The Circle” is very much a plea for the preservation and sanctification of privacy, but it’s nicely constructed in that no one character expresses the film’s distinct point of view.
- Social VR may be troubled but Linden Lab launches Sansar anyway
By Daniel Terdiman - Monday Jul 31, 2017
These are interesting times in the world of social virtual reality. Facebook has been putting a lot of energy into building out Spaces, its take on making VR social–and connecting those inside VR to everyone else on Facebook. Then again, Altspace, one of the earliest social VR pioneers, announced last week that it is shutting … Continue reading “Social VR may be troubled but Linden Lab launches Sansar anyway”
These are interesting times in the world of social virtual reality. Facebook has been putting a lot of energy into building out Spaces, its take on making VR social–and connecting those inside VR to everyone else on Facebook. Then again, Altspace, one of the earliest social VR pioneers, announced last week that it is shutting down, citing rough financial waters in the VR space.
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The changes requested by the Third Point hedge fund underscore the idea that legacy food brands must radically shake up their portfolios to remain profitable.
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Logitech has unveiled a second incarnation of its Circle camera, and the Swiss electronics and accessories maker has placed a firmer focus on security this time around. Logitech is no stranger to cameras, with a range of webcams and security cameras to its name, and back in 2015 the company introduced the Circle, which we called a slick, portable […]