The Reality of AR/VR Business Models

April 5, 2016   TECHCRUNCH There is nearly as much confusion as there is excitement about augmented and virtual reality. While VR could be big and AR could be bigger (and take longer), there are more questions than answers out there. I’ll be doing a deep dive on one aspect of AR/VR every month. This…

A Cautionary Tale of Learning to Code. My own.

November 14, 2014       By Quincy Larson How a reasonably balanced individual nearly went insane I was just a guy in a suit in an office with a vague startup idea. Then I decided to learn to code. I overheard some guy at a happy hour bragging about how easily he was able to…

In Taiwan, Survivor Mentality Stymies Tech Innovation

NEW YORK TIMES  January 14, 2016 TAIPEI, Taiwan — With its offices sporting wood flooring, a roof painted bright orange and conference rooms named after target markets in Southeast Asia, AppWorks, one of Taiwan’s few start-up accelerators, has the look and feel of the American counterparts it’s modeled on. But its founder, Jamie Lin, 37,…

Steve Created Apple…

What will YOU create today? Build Websites, Games, Mobile Apps, VR, 360 Video… Taiwan Software Development Corporation U.S. President Barack Obama fist-bumps middle-school student Adrianna Mitchell while participating in an “Hour of Code” event in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building next to the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. The…