The Apple TV Plus comedy, which debuted its first (great!) season back in February, came back on May 22 for a socially distanced scripted special that brought all its characters back together, apart. It’s not the first to do so — “All Rise” and “Parks and Recreation” beat it to the punch — and it surely won’t be the last. But while all of them are united by a “let’s do it because we can” self-dare attitude, the “Mythic Quest” version has the bonus advantage of an all-virtual episode making complete sense within its own established world. (And as aforementioned: “Mythic Quest” also has Apple’s complete arsenal of products and copyright at its disposal to make the episode look impressively high quality.) … [Read more...] about ‘Mythic Quest’ Quarantine Special Makes Virtual Reality (Feel Like) Second Nature
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CAA clearly senses which way the wind is blowing. It knows that being a successful actor is never just about acting. The reason, say, Vin Diesel or Dwayne Johnson command huge salaries is not because they are so good at inhabiting a role (sorry guys, hate to break it to you). Celebrity is an inextricable factor in the equation, and it’s no longer exclusive to humans. You could argue that virtual actors will never advance the arts or capture essential truths about humanity, but they don’t have to. They just have to fake it. And isn’t that what acting’s all about, anyway? … [Read more...] about Reality bites: are virtual actors about to put Hollywood’s humans out of work?
”Three special publications highlighting the achievements of the Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration and testimonies of beneficiaries of various initiatives of the government are slated for presentation to the public by the governor and his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat. … [Read more...] about Sanwo-Olu to virtually inaugurate projects to mark one year in office
Author Rana Safvi, who has been known to host gala feasts and keep an open house, echoes the sentiment. “ Iss baar Eid nahi, Eidi manaao. Hum har saal apne baccho ko toh Eidi dete hi hain, par iss saal unn logo ko bhi ration-paani do jinke paas kuch nahi hai. I will make something sweet for the family in the morning, but the celebrations would not be of the same scale,” she says. … [Read more...] about Namaz from home, virtual hugs: This Eid, Muslims appeal to stay indoors amid coronavirus scare
Forget virtual and augmented – what's mixed? Here's why HTC sees mixed reality as the next “disruptive technology” after smartphonesWhy would Apple make AR glasses?Apple ARKit is already bringing augmented reality to the forefront of consumer technology – but it's just a platform. It's long been suggested that the real future of Apple’s augmented reality road map would be AR glasses. … [Read more...] about Apple Glasses release date, price, news, leaks and what we know so far