Hello listeners! On today’s show I speak with Aaron Evangelista, a young Gear VR enthusiast and developer. Come along as we explore the mind of Aaron!
1:00 How Aaron and I crossed paths.
1:40 Aaron’s first impressions of DK1.
4:00 Aaron’s family reactions to GearVR. Aaron’s “go to ” experience when demoing GearVR.
5:00 The longest Aaron can spend in VR.
6:00 Importing Sketchfab scenes into Unity and getting them running.
10:00 What are Aaron’s goals? Participating in the VR mobile game jam.
11:00 The most compelling aspect of VR development to Aaron.
14:00 Why Aaron got a GearVR and not a DK2.
16:30 Are people more likely to buy a Morpheus or PC based VR?
The advantages of Project Morpheus.
19:00 Why develop for Mobile and not the other VR hardware platforms.
What is holding back mobile VR?
22:00 How to deal with battery life in mobile VR?
23:00 Becoming a Solar Powered Robo Cop with GearVR.
24:00 What will GearVR look like in the year 2025?
26:00 What are the things Aaron sees himself doing the most in VR? Bringing Playstation Home to Morpheus?
27:00 Will Aaron meet his future wife in VR?
30:00 Is VR dating a good thing or a bad thing?
31:00 Is the VR industry moving too fast?
34:00 Is VR here to stay or can the party be over any day now? How to know whether VR has
38:00 How do we come to the conclusion that there is going to be a Metaverse? What’s the Metaverse going to be like?
41:00 Can VR be better than real life? What are the implications of people wanting to spend most of their time in VR?
48:00 Tapping into the areas of the brain that enable lucid dreaming to pair it with the Metaverse.
51:00 Would you augment your brain by merging hardware with your wetware?
57:00 Will VR reveal whether we are living in a simulation?
1:00:00 Can Aaron see himself living 500 years?
1:03:00 Creating an earthquake training simulation to prepare the San Francisco Bay Area for the next big one.
1:07:00 Is Aaron more hopeful are more pessimistic about the future?
1:11:00 Don’t punch a vagina.
1:12:30 What is the internet of things?
1:19:00 Final thoughts.
Thanks to Aaron for being a true scholar and gentleman of virtual reality and thank you for listening!
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