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THE HISTORY OF THE FUTURE: OCULUS, FACEBOOK & THE REVOLUTION THAT SWEPT VI...

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Buena Vista Branch Library

300 North Buena Vista Street

Burbank, CA 91505

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Author Blake J. Harris will be in conversation with Joe Chen, one of the first Oculus employees.

In what may be the ultimate tech startup story, a teenaged Palmer Luckey built a virtual reality device that could deliver a high quality immersive experience at an affordable price. The Oculus Rift wowed gaming industry legends and investors who helped Luckey form a company that would turn his prototype into a revolutionary consumer product. Two years later Oculus was bought by Facebook for over $2 billion dollars.

It’s a dramatic story of competition, intrigue, and politics in the tech industry—a world of high stakes where vast sums of money are at play, where heroes and villains abound, and where you may learn too late just who your friends are.

Blake J. Harris is the bestselling author of Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle That Defined a Generation. He has written for ESPN, IGN, Fast Company, the Huffington Post, /Film, and the AV Club.

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