Virtual fitness challenge powered by Amazon’s Alexa

With virtual races becoming increasingly mainstream, we’ve decided it’s time to experiment with porting some of Racery’s virtual racing fun over to Alexa. Click the video below for a quick preview! Now companies can inspire fitness motivation by allowing staff to use Alexa to both verbally log miles and get …

Welcome to Generation 3: VEPs are the next CMSes

A Grand Evolutionary Theory of All the Software Behind Digital Life, From <img> Tags to CryptoKitties The evolution of online publishing software since 1991 gives us a road map for the next two decades of digital life. Out of the raw muck of early-nineties HTML came high-end Generation 1 CMSes for publishers …

Deserts and castles and rivers, oh my!

What do you see each time you go for a walk or a run? Are you tired of the same exact view? Each time you log your miles in a Racery virtual race, you will instantly see a 360-degree Google Street view of your current location on supported routes. Easily …

The jelling reality of virtual reality

Trudging along deep in the murky jungle of your personal reality, it’s almost impossible to figure out what everyone else is thinking about a given topic. Do 100 people agree with me or 100,000? Do enough people agree that there’s a consensus or, even bigger than that, a consensus that’s …

Should we do a virtual running race for Pokemon Go fans?

Racers have been asking about how they can incorporate Pokemon into their virtual races. We’re trying to figure out whether we should formally facilitate this with a Pokemon specific race… should we? After all, the Pokemon world virtually maps to some interesting real geography… in places as diffuse as Japan, …