Happy 2018!

Emerging tech inspirations to thank and follow from 2017
There are so many people in the emerging tech industry who inspire us and help us reach new heights. Whether it’s through lending a hand, organising events, developing resources for the community or an building an inspiring project — there’s so much worthy of thanks. We got you all to nominate people deserving of thanks and recognition in 2017, here are those people you felt deserved a special thanks!

Latest VR

The Royal Australian Navy are giving VR-powered diversity and inclusion training a go!
December 11th, 2017 | Interviews, Virtual Reality
In a great tale of VR startup success, Equal Reality, a group focused on reducing unconscious bias through virtual reality, have recently built a custom version of their app for the Royal Australian Navy's cultural reform program. I spoke to Brennan, one of the founders of the team, about their exciting news!

Latest AR

5 questions answered about the Magic Leap One (and 2 we still need answers for!)
December 21st, 2017 | Augmented Reality
The mystery of Magic Leap has been partially unveiled with the announcement of the Magic Leap One headset! Brian Crecente from Rolling Stone's Glixel got to try the tech, write about his experience and interview the founder, Rony Abovitz, about it all. There's a lot there, so here are the questions many have been asking and the answers we have for them now!

Latest AI/Robotics

Using Dialogflow to make smarter Twitch bots
March 5th, 2018 | Answers, Artificial Intelligence
Twitch bots can be a whole lot of fun, they respond to key words, commands like !shoutout and common actions like users joining chat. However, what if they could be smarter? Have a conversation? Chime in on conversations happening in stream? That's what I tried to make possible with my Dialogflow Twitch Bot Bridge — available for free on GitHub.

Latest IoT/Makers

Particle Mesh: Easily add mesh networking to your next IoT creation!
February 18th, 2018 | Internet of Things
Particle had a pretty darn exciting announcement this week — their latest series of devices available for pre-order have mesh networking built in! Here's a summary of the new devices, along with some questions Zach Supalla, founder and CEO of Particle, was kind enough to answer for us!