Rethinking vr cinema, AI consciousness clones, brain to brain experience sharing and...

Rethinking vr cinema, AI consciousness clones, brain to brain experience sharing and more with Doug Blumeyer


Hello and welcome to another episode of Enter VR! On this episode we explore the mind of my friend Doug Blumeyer, come find out what’s inside!

Here is a transcript of our conversation, courtesy of Doug: TRANSCRIPT.

Here is a snippet of some of the things we talked about:

20:00 The new Jurassic World was no good.

4:00 Spoiler Alert. Matrix movie plot.

5:00 Software will eat all of the human services industries.

7:30 Could an AI make you fall in love with it?

13:30 An AI that learns from your every interaction to create a mirror image of you inside the metaverse.

16:00 Doug’s main emphasis is story telling in VR.

22:30 What is the purpose of medium? What is the purpose of a final medium? Is there such a thing?

27:00 How long before we have brain to brain experience sharing technology?

29:00 Steve joins the convo.

30:00 Mixing movie IP with procedural story telling virtual environments?

37:00 Delivering a new level empathy through immersive story telling. Google Coffee without words.

46:00 Loosing control of the camera in immersive story telling. Figuring out way to drive a narrative.

51:00 Will VR games cost more money than VR movies?

56:00 How long before we have virtual reality comic strips?

1:00:00 Reliving R’Kelly’s trapped in the closet in virtual reality.

1:02:00 What does the VR Cinema landscape look like?

1:04:00 Will light field cameras replace DSLRs?

1:08:00 What are the downsides of being able to be every where any time.

1:11:00 Beginning a chapter of the Church of the Giant Spaghetti monster.

1:14:00 Do aspects of the self need to be removed in order for there to be world peace?

1:19:00 The best scenario for the future of humanity?

1:24:00 Neural nets are getting good fast.

1:28:00 Does the knowledge that AI is moving fast affecting your decisions of the future?

1:36:00 How will future humans look back at us? (Note: I’m an asshole)

1:38:00 Divide and conquer is still effective today.

1:41:00 Psychedelics release you from the constipation inside your mind that you don’t know you have.

Thanks again to Doug and Steve for being scholars and gentlemen of the proto metaverse and thank you for listening!

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