Did you order an Oculus Rift development kit? Well, you’re in luck because this week over 10,000 Oculus Rift Development Kit 2s are shipping out. These 10,000 units represent the first shipment of DK2s which are part of a larger 45,000 unit roll out.

Will motion sickness in virtual reality be a thing of the (recent) past?

In his new book, A History of the Future in 100 Objects, Hon explores the past of our future gradually, simultaneously advancing current technologies to occasionally nightmarish ends and questioning the directions of such advancements. He is not interested in the grand mysticism of 2001, instead, he has worked to craft a history via deduction, taking a “hundred snapshots across a century, each one examining a single object from a single time in detail. Who made it, where it came from, what it means, and how it transforms the world.”

Adrian Hon envisions our design future, one object at a time

"It takes some getting used to. Your car is tuned to over-steer and loses traction at almost any turn. It’s like trying to hold onto a wet bar of soap. So, yes, your first several minutes are dedicated to mastering the act of graceful chaos."

The blissful, screeching pleasure of Absolute Drift