We know, we know. You’re struggling to maintain your New Year’s resolutions, but don’t be so hard on yourself. It’s not easy to improve on the perfection that you already are. Instead of torturing yourself with thoughts of how you should definitely-probably-maybe go to the gym, just sit back, relax, and peruse some of our favorite stories from across the Internet thus far in 2022.
density can be tricky
It’s certainly a topic we’re familiar with – check out how the good folks at Improbable are tackling issues around scaling for huge virtual crowds with their debut AleXa live event.
Improbably Project Density – AleXa Global Fan Party
you think the real estate market is crazy now?
And now for the latest Meta headline that makes you go “Really?” Yes, really. WMG is teaming with The Sandbox to build a “combination musical theme park and concert venue” in the metaverse, and hoping fans will want to buy virtual real estate next door. At the very least it sounds a lot better than living right next door to a concert venue in real life.
Warner Music Group is Launching a Metaverse Concert Hall Where You Can Pay to Be Its Neighbor
straight from the meta horse’s mouth
If you want to know what to expect from gaming in 2022, then look no further. See what Meta/Facebook VP of Global Gaming Rick Kelley has to say about the gaming trends and expectations he has for the new year. One headline: “VR has had a massive jump in interest.”
Meta’s Rick Kelley on What to Expect in Gaming in 2022
Even though Google Glass went the way of Crystal Pepsi, the tech behemoth is jumping back into the headset wars and is working on an AR headset, dubbed Project Iris, that they hope to ship by 2024. Google’s playing catch-up here compared to Meta and Apple, but don’t count them out.
GOOGLE IS BUILDING AN AR HEADSET
bad brain, good heart
Archival footage of the Bad Brains performing at CBGB in 1982 just because it’s awesome? Yes, you’re correct. Here’s archival footage of the Bad Brains performing at CBGB in 1982 just because it’s awesome.
Bad Brains – Live at the CBGB’s 1982 (Full Concert)