show #170: jeremy bailenson on vr

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show #170

jeremy bailenson, founding director of stanford’s virtual human interaction lab and professor of communication at the university made it into 114 harvest’s basement to talk the future of vr as he lays it out in his recently published book “experience on demand”.

enjoy the conversation and join the discussion in the comments:

some contextual links:

  • cathy o’neill is mentioned and so is virginia eubanks [both books are listed in the #draxtorreads agenda]

  • and drax files 105:

  • video of our interviewin sansar:
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hair by kayle, suit by alfy, basement by ria
  • pics from our re-enactment for “our digital selves” of cody’s drowning as a baby: his avatar is directing the scene while a friend plays the part …


  • china mievielle’s “city and the city” is mentioned as well = a dystopian world is depicted where people can “unsee” other people and buildings that are in close physical proximity
  • and of course saturday’s atlas hopping was super fun with justing esparza and iskye silverweb [pics by those two] on the “n00b edition”…


  • we hope folks enjoyed the drax vs berry puppet theatre:
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can we at least stay friends?
  • and the full vid below:

the drax files radio hour [with jo yardley] is a weekly production of basicdrax entertainment.

the show is supported by sinespace, oyo mesh studio, vinyl, masoom, the cube republic, delacruz industries, journey by debi baskerville, vista animations, zero-one heavy industries corporation, aeros avatars, utilizator mode, time portal, slartist, warbug, hextraordinary fine magical goods, bay city you know for kids, maven homes, botanical, strawberry singh, abranimations, kahruvel design, {what next} and landscapes unlimited.

thumbnail by justin esparza

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