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Ben Delaney
Nonprofit and Social Enterpise. Leadership. Marketing.
Nonprofit and Social Enterpise. Leadership. Marketing.
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Had a GREAT time last night at the first East Bay Virtual Reality Meetup. Co-host Linda Jacobson plus presenters Philip Rosedale, Tony Parisi, Taylor Freeman and Ari Hollander and ten demos combined with 100+ VR enthusiasts at Rhythmix Cultural Center in Alameda for a fantastic evening. Stay in touch on MeetUp:

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Six ways to ensure we won't connect.

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My thoughts on the state of VR meetUps.

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New video profiles VR pioneer, Thomas Furness. View it here:

Proud the Dr. Furness wrote the intro for my book on VR,. More info here:

Photo from the book shows Dr's Tom Furness and Fred Brooks at SIGGRAPH.

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Thanks to the New Yorker for another great cover. #JeSuisCharlie

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Thrilled that my first review is 5 stars. Still half off at Amazon: Can you add your review? Doesn't matter where you got the book.

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The full-format PDF eBook of Sex Drugs and Tessellation is available now.

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My new book reveals truth about Virtual Reality
Sex Drugs and Tessellation provide insider’s view of Virtual Reality in the 90’s

A new book, Sex, Drugs and Tessellation: the Truth about Virtual Reality as revealed in the pages of CyberEdge Journal, provides the history and the virtual-reality in the 1990s, and presents many of the applications, technology, and people who made Virtual Reality such a sensation then.

Author Ben Delaney was the publisher and editor of CyberEdge Journal, considered the bible of virtual-reality during its six-year existence. CyberEdge Journal was famous for its no-hype reporting, and was read in more than 40 countries. Delaney was a frequent contributor at conferences as well as on television and radio, and was cited by publications around the world.

The book of over 400 pages, includes reprints of articles from CyberEdge Journal, more than 100 illustrations, two Zippy cartoons, contemporary commentary by many VR pioneers, and a full index.
Coming out just in time for Christmas shopping lists, Sex, Drugs and Tessellation makes an ideal gift for the technology fan, people inventing virtual-reality, world builders, and those who are curious about the history of technology. It's available on Amazon as an e-book or in large format paperback, as well as on Distribly as a full-format PDF (
Sex Drugs and Tessellation
By Ben Delaney
Published by CyberEdge Information Services, Oakland, California
Introduction by Thomas Furness, Cofounder and Director of the Human Interface Technology Laboratory (HITLab), University of Washington, Seattle
440 pages, illustrated, indexed
Paperback edition ISBN: ISBN: 978-1500893293
Kindle edition ISBN: 978-1634431941
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