The discourse about the metaverse and Meta continues to froth up my timelines, with web3 (sic) and the immersive web being floated as alternatives to scary walled gardens. As a result, it was good fun to take a break from noodling with an idea and making 1:6 scale Memex to find a few tasty links for you!
Degauss your CRTs, counterbalance your Sword of Damocles, and check that your token ring has a terminator because it's time for another issue of the Immersive Web Weekly!
- Trevor Flowers, maker of Twenty Tiny Memex by 2022
Timmy Kokke (AKA Sorskoot) posted a quick tutorial on sideloading a PWA onto your Meta Quest.
The VTuber community remains one of the most active explorers of digital bodies and this week one of their number released KalidoKit, a face and body tracking library that uses Tensorflow.js to map VRM-based digital bodies in realtime in a browser.
On 13 November ANNY will open their seven day online event celebrating animation with talks, WebXR experiences, and screenings of shorts. Tickets are $10.