This week we discuss Bitcoin, tech going mainstream, new tech in virtual worlds, and more!
This week’s topics include:
- China Bans Financial Companies From Bitcoin Transactions
- Bitcoin heist
- Retail windows go high tech to create illusions for the holidays
- Nine Inch Nails’ Tension Tour
- Second Life Founder’s New Virtual World Uses Body-Tracking Hardware
- Facebook Tweaks News Feed for More ‘High Quality’ Content
- Facebook knows when you’re going to break up
- Sexualized avatars affect the real world
- The Japanese men who prefer virtual girlfriends to sex
- Amazon’s drone delivery
- FCC chair: ISPs should be able to charge Netflix for Internet fast lane
Karl Stiefvater (Qarl Fizz, formerly Qarl Linden) is visual effects artist, software developer, and interactive designer extraordinaire.
William Reed Seal-Foss is a 3D artist and virtual world content creator.