Ted Pollak

The evolution of cloud infrastructure

I had a conversation with Jacob Smith, the CMO of Packet. Packet is a company that manages the raw infrastructure in data centers and has various products that automate data center tasks. They are being acquired by Equinix, of dot com infamy, who has quietly returned to a very large presence in US data infrastructure. The fun part of it … Read more

XR is the new name of head mounted computing and AI does not use a display when it plays video games

  Due to the incorporation of cameras on the front of what have been traditionally known as “VR headsets,” the VR and AR industries were faced with a conundrum and an overlap. AR can be experienced through cameras in a VR head-mounted display (HMD). In fact, the vast majority of headset AR on the market today is experienced through cameras. … Read more

The big potential of training and education games

Source: Gerd Altmann from Pixabay   The global video game industry has many game types, genres, platforms, business, and use models. There are so many permeations and combinations that people often disagree about what is what. There is even debate about the definition of what constitutes a video game. I have always viewed simulation and interactive training/education as part of … Read more