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Mixed Reality Dev: Lucas Rizzotto


Lucas Rizzotto is a founder at Where Thoughts Go, an immersive social platform meant to help people become more thoughtful, mentally healthy, emotionally intelligent, and empathetic human beings. He developed it with Unity and the Windows Mixed Reality Toolkit. The platform’s first installment launches in the Microsoft Store on May 5 


In his senior year of college, Lucas taught himself to programHe won a Windows Developer Award in 2017 for MyLaba mixed reality chemistry app for the HoloLens, and believes mixed reality is the opportunity to rebuild the internet. From his experience at Build 2017Lucas learned even more about creating unique and meaningful products. 


As a Build MC, Lucas offers the perspective of someone with a non-technical background who became a career developer and brings a focus on how developers can have a positive influence on the world.



#BuildMC - Q&A with Peter Vincent, Tobii Tech - Mixed Reality Developer

Lucas talks with Peter Vincent, VP of Software R&D for Tobii Tech, about innovations in eye tracking in VR. #MSBuild Follow Lucas:

#BuildMC - From the Show Floor, Day 1 - Mixed Reality Developer

Build MC for MR Devs, Lucas Rizzotto, tells every developer what they need to know. #MSBuild Follow Lucas:

#BuildMC - Keynote Day 1 Reaction - Mixed Reality Developer

Lucas Rizzotto, Build MC for MR Devs shares what he was most excited to learn from the Day 1 keynote at Microsoft Build 2018. Follow Lucas:

#BuildMC - Follow Me - Mixed Reality Developer

Follow Lucas Rizzotto, Build MC for MR Devs, at Microsoft Build 2018 to get a live look at all the exciting news in mixed reality development from the show floor this year. Get to know Lucas:

Lucas' Microsoft Build Schedule

Day 1: Monday, May 7

  • Vision Keynote by Satya Nadella
  • Technology Keynote, Intelligent Cloud and Intelligent Edge – by Scott Guthrie
  • THR2405 Achieving Scale with HoloLens and BIM: Designing for interactions with large construction simulation models
  • BRK2436 WebVR, not just Holograms in the web but powerful platform
  • Microsoft Build 2018 Welcome Reception

Day 2: Tuesday, May 8

  • Technology Keynote, Microsoft 365 Application Development by Joe Belfiore 
  • BRK2434 Building Mixed Reality with the New Capabilities in Unity
  • THR2422 Designing Realities - Building experiences not games
  • BRK3504 Seizing the Mixed Reality Revolution – A past, present and future Mixed Reality Partner perspective

Day 3: Wednesday, May 9

  • BRK3506 Building powerful desktop and MR applications with new windowing apis
  • THR2440 Technical deep dive into creating the “Solutions Showcase for Mixed Reality” app for HoloLens
  • THR2435 Our Fluent Path to Spatial Computing: Easy as 1-2D-3D
  • Build MC Panel, Live on Channel 9 at 4pm PT
  • Microsoft Build 2018 Closing Celebration