10 Questions with Olivier Matis


Olivier is a HoloLens developer out of Belgium and one of the organizers of Mobile Dev Day there. His blog, Guruumeditation.net, has lots of good info on mobile development and, of course, mixed reality development.


What movie has left the most lasting impression on you?
Too many to mention. Blade Runner, Star Wars, C’est arrivé près de chez vous,…

What is the earliest video game you remember playing?
Pong. 🙂

Who is the person who has most influenced the way you think?
William of Ockham.

When was the last time you changed your mind about something?
This morning, I decided not to refactor this thing.

What’s a programming skill people assume you have but that you are terrible at?
That I am still good at assembly language 🙂

What inspires you to learn?
I have respect for knowledge and curious by nature, so it is just my natural state.

What do you need to believe in order to get through the day?
The best is yet to come.

What’s a view that you hold but can’t defend?
There is nothing after death.

What will the future killer Mixed Reality app do?
Help is in lot of aspect of everyday life be unnoticeable to us in the sense it will be so natural we don’t event realize it is there.

What book have you recommended the most?

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