Author Archives: jamessenwei

What I learned in IS6621 is…

Blankety, Blankety, BLANK (Reflection is hard, but unlike boating school, I actually feel like I learned a lot) Instead of my usual verbose blog format, I’m just going to make a list of reflection points, observations, and major things that I’ve learned in IS6621 I love isys6621.com – When I type in “i” into Google Chrome, […]

Why did Facebook buy Oculus in 2014?

Those who have tried virtual reality (VR) attest to the intense immersive experience the technology offers. Products such as the Oculus Rift headset and the HTC Vive have excited game developer as they open new possibilities to how video games can be played. Last summer I experienced VR via an Oculus Rift at a friend’s […]

“He’s gonna try to scare you”: Initial Expectations

“He’s gonna try to scare you on the first day” – that’s what an alumnus of Prof Kane’s Social Media class told me when he saw that I had signed up for the class. He tells me that Prof Kane is going to try to get as many people to drop the class as possible […]