…now you know, the December 2021 Edition

now you know cover december 2021

Congratulations, if you’re reading this you’ve successfully completed another journey around the sun while riding a space rock. In other words, happy new year, and what better way to celebrate the arrival of 2022 than with a look back at the best the internet had to offer in the closing month of the year? Enjoy yet another, …now you know.

our collective drive to optimize our world

Of course our eyes go to the Dual Fisheye Lens by Canon and Sony’s new 3D audio speakers, but we also acknowledge that the invention of COVID vaccines were a pretty big f-ing deal. From new treatments for rare diseases to next-gen tanks to the washing machine of your dreams, Popular Science has rounded up the year’s most impressive new tech.
The 100 greatest innovations of 2021

what are those?

In a true sign of the times, a company that makes billions selling physical products has purchased a company that makes digital products representing physical products. Is Nike’s acquisition of digital sneaker company RTFKT Studios yet another step into the future for the forward thinking Nike, or the latest sign that everyone’s buying into an empty hype-cycle? For the full range of perspectives on the answer to that question, we’re throwing in two bonus articles.

code me more

A collaboration between Doja Cat and Girls Who Code – an organization we proudly support – this code-able music video is one of the coolest ideas we’ve seen in a minute. A music video you can directly change is the new definition of an interactive experience.
DojaCode.com

handpicked tours

With all the talk of mega-metaverse business deals, it’s good to remember that sometimes the best creative endeavors can be as analog as subverting the good ol’ library system.
Inside a hollow library book, a secret library 

no outside force can harm the coyote

Creativity thrives within boundaries, and it’s fascinating to read the list of rules for the Wile E. Coyote universe. That show became endlessly entertaining exactly because we couldn’t wait to see how creators would find yet more room to maneuver within those parameters.
Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner, Laws & Rules

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…now you know, the December 2021 Edition

…now you know, the December 2021 Edition

The Chainsmokers & Young Thug to Play Immersive Holiday Shows in Horizon Venues

The Chainsmokers & Young Thug to Play Immersive Holiday Shows in Horizon Venues

…now you know, the November 2021 Edition

…now you know, the November 2021 Edition

Angels & Airwaves Extends “Lifeforms” Tour One Final Night for Rare Blockchain Streaming Concert on 11/9

Angels & Airwaves Extends “Lifeforms” Tour One Final Night for Rare Blockchain Streaming Concert on 11/9

…now you know, the October 2021 Edition

…now you know, the October 2021 Edition

XR Developer Miguel Hernandez Joins Supersphere

XR Developer Miguel Hernandez Joins Supersphere

…now you know, the September 2021 Edition

…now you know, the September 2021 Edition

Billie Eilish Makes Her Return to VR, Performing Live from Governor’s Ball

Billie Eilish Makes Her Return to VR, Performing Live from Governor’s Ball

…now you know, the August 2021 Edition

…now you know, the August 2021 Edition

…now you know, the July 2021 Edition

…now you know, the July 2021 Edition

…now you know, the June 2021 Edition

…now you know, the June 2021 Edition

…now you know, the May 2021 Edition

…now you know, the May 2021 Edition

TheHxliday to Perform Songs Off New EP “The Most Beautiful Disaster” for the First Time in Immersive Broadcast on May 14

TheHxliday to Perform Songs Off New EP “The Most Beautiful Disaster” for the First Time in Immersive Broadcast on May 14

…now you know, the April 2021 Edition

…now you know, the April 2021 Edition

…now you know, the March 2021 Edition

…now you know, the March 2021 Edition

protocol: VR Wants to Save the Live Music Business, One Avatar at a Time

protocol: VR Wants to Save the Live Music Business, One Avatar at a Time

All-Female Japanese Punk Band Otoboke Beaver to Play VR Show

All-Female Japanese Punk Band Otoboke Beaver to Play VR Show

Kid Cudi to Perform Single From “Man on the Moon III” for the First Time in Venues

Kid Cudi to Perform Single From “Man on the Moon III” for the First Time in Venues

Chance the Rapper to Premiere “Chi-Town Christmas” Concert in Venues

Chance the Rapper to Premiere “Chi-Town Christmas” Concert in Venues

Supersphere Launches “Three Cities” VR Concert Series With Shows from New Orleans, Nashville, & Austin

Supersphere Launches “Three Cities” VR Concert Series With Shows from New Orleans, Nashville, & Austin