show 231: waste tide

qiufan chen was a tech entrepreneur in the vr field no less before writing a perfect novel for our present day. “waste tide” was released in china back in 2013 and just this year appeared in english as well as in german translation. the novel reads like a documentary with a james bond type international thriller…

show #185: space opera [with catherynne]

catherynne m. valente was in the house/basement in sansar. she has written  a whole bunch of books in the fantasy and speculative fiction genre. drax only read one so far: “space opera” is indeed so awesome that we forgot to cover awe and any other vr news. and we feel good about it too! enjoy:…

show #181: charlie fink on the future of realities

we have a real futurist on the show today! we talk enterprise use of ar/vr/mr/xr and address lackluster consumer adaption of the tech we love so much. note: charlie fink is also a fan of user-created content so the hour is full of all various angles on the subject… enjoy: more stuff to read below: the…

show #179: jessica outlaw on the dark sides of vr

jessica outlaw from the extended mind is on the show today. too long don’t listen? well: vr is a cesspool and you should burn the headset if you have one… NOT! fabulous nuanced conversation about some real concerns and how we may be able to fix them [should we choose to prioritize!] enjoy:   and…