Partner at @AnorakVentures investing in VR/AR, computer vision & AI, robotics, and emerging tech. Co-Founder of LiveLoop (acq. MSFT). 2-day Jeopardy! champion.
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Oct 25, 2022 • 14 tweets • 7 min read
If your perspective on VR comes from the mainstream tech media, who rely on the refrain of "Mark Zuckerberg bad" for eyeballs, you are missing the honest news on VR, which may be greatest business opportunity of our lifetime. Thread: 🧵
The tech media is driven by clicks, and nothing gets more clicks than crapping on Mark Zuckerberg. Here, a @WSJ reporter wants @PalmerLuckey to play along and crap on Mark Zuckerberg. When Palmer doesn't Say The Thing, the reporter tries again:
I'm not surprised that Adobe is acquiring Figma for $20B, nor that Wall Street doesn't understand it and $ADBE stock is down more than $20B today. It's a smart move for Adobe because it's nearly impossible to make legacy software applications multi-user collaborative. Thread: 🧵
I know this because I founded a startup, LiveLoop, to make MS Office real-time collaborative. Microsoft acquired us in 2015 and has invested heavily in making Office real-time collaborative, and Office collaboration is now much better than in 2016. But it's still not Google Apps.