The Meat of the Metaverse

The Meat of the Metaverse

I have been a technologist for quite some time, and over the years, I've witnessed the evolution of several technologies. They often follow a similar path, beginning in early obscurity, before suddenly catapulting at a seemingly arbitrary point into the domain of wild...

Introducing LotusJS

Introducing LotusJS

This week at the Adobe MAX conference, we at Silicon Publishing are proud to release our first Open Source framework. Called "LotusJS," it's the brainchild of our Software Architect, Dorian Smiley, the culmination of more than three years of focused effort. We're...

Standards are the Present

Standards are the Present

I was writing a press release recently, and I was just about to write a heading that has been something of a mantra the past 20 years: "Standards are the Future". But I paused, realizing the product I was describing is completely standards-based, thanks to recent...

WebVR Disrupts: Have walled gardens met their match?

WebVR Disrupts: Have walled gardens met their match?

This Medium Post by Max Dunn is a review of a WebVR Meetup at Google San Francisco in January 2015. Contemplation of Web-based vs. app-centric Virtual Reality. Will Virtual Reality (VR) be a proprietary, app-centric, thing, with X walled gardens, or an open,...

The famo.us controversy

The famo.us controversy

famo.us is a 2.5-year-old Silicon Valley startup that claims to have solved the performance challenges of HTML5. HTML5 Performance "Performance challenges?" you might ask, but only if you hadn't yet heard the tales of Facebook and LinkedIn turning an about face from...