Hello there and welcome to Enter VR! Join Graham Gaylor, Jesse Joudrey and I as we talk about the psychology of VRChat, tips on being a VR entrepreneur and much more!
Here is a snippet of some of the things we talked about:
40: The origins of VR Chat,How it all got started.
1:40 Why start VR chat at the time that they did,
3:30 VRChat is almost 1.5 years old. How the community has grown over the course of the lifespan of VR chat thus far.
4:20 How VRChat allows you to share and create environments to hang out with your friends in.
6:20 Thinking of native tools for customization. Balancing between accessibility and being a full featured app.
9:00 What are the main reasons people will build content for virtual reality worlds?
11:00 Interesting psychological observations on the behavior of VRChat users.
13:00 Are virtual reality avatars having a subconscious impact on your psyche?
16:00 What will be the dick measuring contests of the metaverse?
19:00 The business opportunities in creating custom avatar marketplace.
20:40 Why is there no social VR app in the mobile VR platform?
22:00 Which will be more lucrative for social vr companies, the mobile or desktop vr space?
24:00 What social vr developers need from the hardware manufacturers.
27:00 The contingency plan in the scenario that an SDK does not work and there are hundreds of users relying on the app.
28:00 Milestones for VRChat in the next couple of years.
29:00 Strategies to stay motivated as vr entrepreneurs.
33:30 How social VR stacks up to real world meetups. The vision for VRChat.
38:00 Will you be able to host your own sex dungeon in VRChat?
40:00 What is the team’s take on advertisers selling user’s information and interactions inside of vr spaces?
41:00 What Jesse and Graham do on their time off from VRChat.
43:00 Look for Refried bicycle in San Francisco. Doing a naked bicycle ride with Graham through San Francisco.
45:00 The weather in Vancouver this summer.
47:00 Getting high on breathing?
51:00 Jesse can work without eating for long periods of time.
52:00 Graham loves peanut butter.
54:00 Jesse loves the Shaolin noodle house near Camby and Broadway in Vancouver.
56:00 Closing thoughts and how to stay in touch.
Thanks again to Jesse and Graham for being true scholars and gentlemen of virtual reality and thank you for listening.
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