Happy new year! Hopefully you successfully avoided Omicron or you're recovering quickly.
It's a new year and that means annual reviews, new years resolutions and the like. I'm honestly still working on mine.
Largely my life goals fall into a handful of buckets though
Shipping companies are looking into kites and sails!
Most modern goods are shipped by sea on large cargo ships, but in an effort to reduce carbon emissions and fuel costs sailing is being revisited
I'm not sure if you pay as much attention to space news as I do, but we successfully launched a new telescope into space, the James Webb Space Telescope. This new telescope will study the infrared light of the cosmos, something the Hubble space telescope can't do.
Ready Player Me is probably the best universal avatar tool in VR right now, and I'm excited to see them get some funding to grow. If you don't have a Ready Player Me avatar, go get one for free right now
Though not a surprise at all, the US Army has been working for a while on super soldier video game like goggles for soldiers. The goggles will augment on the ground soldier with heads up displays, extra data and more.
Pretty cool use of XR technology even if slightly controversial.
Microsoft will be the provider.
What's your boldest prediction?
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Have an awesome week and see you next year!
Whatever it is you're scared of doing, do it. Make your mistakes, next year and forever