On (most) Fridays we post here a roundup of interesting things we’ve read and/or posted on social media since the last roundup, generally stories about experiential activations, interactive art, themed entertainment, emerging technologies, advances in scientific research and other things we find interesting.

Featured Image: Courtesy of Summit One Vanderbilt


Roblox unveils electronic music festival in the metaverse:

Image: Roblox via Venturebeat.com


Sensape introduces gamified football experience with AI and AR:

via blooloop.com


NYC private members club uses high-end audio to create the perfect old-school vibe:

image: via cepro.com


Is VR bad for your eyes?

Image: Eren Li via pexels.com


Like all innovations, AI will destroy some architect roles, and create others:

Image: Refik Anadol Studio


NYC’s New Observation Deck is delightfully disorienting:

Image: Courtesy of Summit One Vanderbilt


SPREE Interactive launches new VR solution based on Dynablaster game:

Image: Etienne Oppl via Blooloop.com


Gucci x hot wheels Cadillac Seville Lands on ‘Hot Wheels Unleashed’:

by Gucci via hypebeast.com


You Could Enter a Real-life ‘Squid Game’ in NYC — and Win a Roundtrip Flight to Korea:

Image: Vadim Bogulov via unsplash.com


Facebook disputes report that its AI can’t detect hate speech or violence consistently:

Glen Carrie via Unsplash.com
image: Glen Carrie via unsplash.com

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