Build a network of solid trust that I can depend on, to try avoid doing everything myself. Write down daily or at least several-times-a-week “pithy insights” to try not getting stuck in variations of old squalls. Either Stop being indie stop ignoring/resisting corporate recruiters accept $300k+ Figure out what I’m doing become a millionaire be [...]
Showing more hacks at formal events! MakerFaire (AReality3D World Builder) – May 17-19 Augmented World Expo (BoatAR via AReality3D World Builder) – June 4-5 Intel Android Meetup (Native apps for Google Glass, inc first gyroscope-tap Glass game) – July 31 Intel IDF (Perceptual Computing, keynote/showcase demo) – Sept 10-12 SF Music Tech (Musical Instruments on [...]
Started a new blog called hackinGLASS.com (note, there is no g) Also, gave a talk at an Intel Android meetup about Native Apps for Google Glass. Slides and video available in link therein.
At PayPal’s Battlehack NYC a few weekends ago, my friend Brian and I hacked together an app called DeadDropAR — it’s an app that lets you put digital money on real objects in real locations — just like how you’d do a dead drop in real life, but now, via your smartphone. The flow is simple — [...]
Won three first place prizes from Intel Perceptual Computing Challenge (after about 5 days of sleepless mania – me in an ugly blue sweater currently shown on homepage) and 7 other hackathons Q1, scored two more Prototype48.com deals, bringing Q1 weekends-only income to ~$50k — this is how I’m bootstrapping AReality3D. Q2 is starting out [...]
I don’t post on hackernews, not because it’s more noisy and hodgepodge than a Taiwanese peasant barnyard, but because my desired user handle yc is both not being used and forbidden. More recently, I had a spare hour to burn waiting for a Play Store cache to refresh, so I tried posting under my first [...]
The other day, during my talk on KUBIKULO and Mobile 3D Augmented Reality, at SV Code Camp, an audience member asked me where I wanted to take things, whether I wanted to continue just making cool hacks, or to take things towards the enterprise level — somewhere along the lines, I tried answering the question [...]
Oct 7 @ 2:30 pm – Silicon Valley Code Camp – KUBIKULO and Mobile 3D Augmented Reality (as an indie dev) Oct 20 – Urban Prototyping Expo @ downtown SF near TechShop – ProtoAR iOS and Android app demo in the streets (as an indie artist) Oct 29 @ 5:05 pm – Technical Symposium in [...]
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This weekend I had the pleasure (pain) of working with an API with infinite storage and infinite expanse, except it has little documentation and even littler support community. But, it’s basically free S3, when it works… Archive.org API is similar to S3, with objects (files) contained in a bucket (organizer) system. The base url is [...]