In This Episode: Tech updates continue, weird conferences and Metaverse games
This week the TEH Podcast is hosted by Leo Notenboom, the “Chief Question Answerer” at Ask Leo!, and Gary Rosenzweig, the host and producer of MacMost, and mobile game developer at Clever Media.
(You’ll find longer Bios on the Hosts page.)
- 0:13 LN: laptop update – New Frame.work Laptop
- 2:49 Modular connections
- 4:25 LN: Windows 11 update
- 9:18 GR: Went to a very very small conference: Whaaat!? (that was the name). It made me think of when people would build cool funny weird things on the web. Turns out they still do and not all of them were around when it happened the first time.
- 13:46 A CARNIVAL OF GAME-RELATED WEIRDNESS
- 15:10 https://itch.io – Find weird stuff
- 18:10 https://hamster.dance/hamsterdance/ (play audio below the image for the full effect)
- https://www.zombo.com/ (be sure to enable audio)
- https://youtu.be/EIyixC9NsLI (formerly a flash animation)
- 19:00 The metaverse.
- 19:50 It’s not new. Massively multi player games with VR goggles
- 21:20 Like World of Warcraft, but more
- 24:00 Second Life
- 26:10 Weird headset required
- 28:00 What will Facebook do? Who else is in the game?
- 31:00 Not Facebook please.
- 32:00 History of this concept
- 33:00 VR Goggles, augmented reality
Ain’t it Cool
- 38:35 GR: The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration, by Isabel Wilkerson
- 40:34 LN: Obsidian Note taking app