Designing with Empathy Using VR

We are in a very exciting time, as usual, for technology. Virtual reality has risen from the ashes thanks to Oculus’ successful Kickstarter campaign a few years ago (and subsequent acquisition by Facebook), Google Cardboard, Samsung’s GearVR, and HTC & Valve’s Vive. Not to mention augmented reality platforms like Microsoft’s HoloLens, Meta, and LeapMotion. The problem? … Read moreDesigning with Empathy Using VR

The London Plan – Initial Thoughts

I just finished reading The London Plan last night. It’s a good read, albeit much longer than I anticipated. I know the rationale for the length (it’s explained in the document), but it does make parsing the what, why, and how a bit more difficult. The video provides the highlights on precisely why The London … Read moreThe London Plan – Initial Thoughts

Counterpoint to Paul Van Meerbergen’s “Inside London” Interview

A little while ago London Ward 10 Councillor Paul Van Meerbergen was interviewed on Inside London regarding the Ontario Ombudsman’s investigation into the social gathering/illegal meeting at Billy T’s. If you watch the interview (it’s only 5 minutes), you’ll see he dances around the topic a bit in order to once again point out all … Read moreCounterpoint to Paul Van Meerbergen’s “Inside London” Interview