Meanwhile, in Facebook's VR zone, see Palmer Luckey: The Facebook Near Billionaire Secretly Funding Trump’s Meme Machine (The Daily Beast) and Palmer Luckey is funding Donald Trump's internet trolls with his Oculus money (The Verge)
"Microsoft is adding some new key members to its HoloLens/mixed-reality team.
Microsoft Principal Researcher Jamie Shotton announced on Twitter on Sept. 22 that he is joining the HoloLens team and working on a new Cambridge UK computer vision research team "to help make the best #MixedReality platform even more amazing".
Shotton has been leading the Machine Intelligence and Perception group at Microsoft Research Cambridge, according to his MSR biography. His research has been focused "at the intersection of computer vision, AI, machine learning and graphics, with particular emphasis on systems that allow people to interact naturally with computers"."Microsoft adds more firepower to its HoloLens team | ZDNet