Tag Archives: Virtual Reality
Surround Me with Visions

Surround Me with Visions

Immersion for seekers of new realities often starts with images that surround.  3D films and TVs, augmented reality apps, and surround vision goggles all provide a sense of another world supplanting reality.  This world is one that may also include other sensory dimensions, but the primary building block is visual conjuring. At a basic level, [...]

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My Avatar, My Salvation

My Avatar, My Salvation

Immersion in virtual worlds begins with the ability to enter that world, usually as a character, be it human, android, or furry.  This character, our avatar, represents our self – a variable blend of who we think we are and who we might want to be, if even for a moment. If we see our [...]

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Humanism – the Renaissance meets VR

Humanism – the Renaissance meets VR

Is Renaissance Humanism a central feature of VR experiences? It’s important to define firstly what my understanding of these concepts are for the purposes of this blog. My oversimplified take on Renaissance humanism is that it was characterized by an emphasis upon the potential of the individual for self realisation through education, artistic appreciation and social [...]

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