The History of the Future
Virtual reality and the revolution of Oculus and Facebook
The story of Oculus, the company that invented Rift, the first virtual reality headset truly capable of satisfying gamers, and above all its founder, Palmer Luckey, a 19-year-old that cultivated his dream and made it become reality. Backed by big players like John Carmack, Brendan Iribe and Paul Bettner, Palmer Luckey reached the peak of success: his company was bought by Facebook in a billion dollar deal. In The History of the Future you’ll realise that it’s a long way down from the top...
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The Oculus Success
This is the story of Oculus, but above all it is the story of a drive that turned a dream into reality. It is the story of a successful startup, of entrepreneurs who believed in a 19-year-old boy and in his chances of doing something that could revolutionize the world.
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