Hello and welcome to Enter VR. Come scuba dive with us inside the mind of Ruuubick a virtual reality community builder and social vr expert.
Here is a snippet of some of the things we talked about:
2:00 The legend of Ruuubick origin story.
9:00 Skipping final exams to hang out with Palmer in VRChat.
13:00 Spending $400 dollars without hesitation for a device that would take months to arrive.
17:00 The difference between VR and 2D screens. Are there words that can encapsulate what VR feels like?
19:00 Ruuubick’s vision of the future of VR.
20:00 Discussing the Time Magazine cover.
23:00 Struggling with the duality of virtual reality.
30:00 Ruuubick is waiting for the billion dollar VR MMO RPG game.
Check out Log Horizon. Its has more likeable characters than Sword Art Online
33:00 What does Ruuubick see himself doing in the future.
36:00 Ruuubick is coming to SVVR in 2016. How VR saved Ruuu’s life.
39:00 Social VR is asking the following question: “Where is everybody?”
42:00 How can social VR be successful?
45:00 Is VR inherently more expensive to build than legacy paradigm 3D software?
47:00 Dropping pins inside virtual worlds with the ability to comment in order to provide better feedback for developers?
50:00 Is there enough information out there for vr developers?
52:40 HTC Vive lighthouse vs. Oculus’ tracking solution.
55:00 Eye tracking allows you to see inside the souls of users through their VR avatars.
58:00 Something went wrong here with my mic. My apologies.
1:02:00 ID MCGregor’s article on Volumetric Representations.
1:05:00 That fucking dude.
1:09:00 We’re all assholes.
1:10:00 Preventing toxicity of trolling in vr communities will make or break your business.
1:16:00 Banning people from your virtual world is not an easy choice to make.
1:18:00 Social VR is about making people feel safe to be themselves.
1:20:00 How will the current social VR apps compete with the upcoming Facebook Social VR platform?
1:25:00 Looking at the bright side of the corporate takeover of VR.
1:26:00 Making sure consumers understand that VR can be used for more than just gaming.
1:28:00 Using comedy to conquer the hearts and minds of people.
1:30:00 Alien Isolation is amazing.
1:33:00 What is the formula for giving users euphoria in VR.
1:37:00 Ruuubick is hopefully coming to SVVR next year.
1:39:00 What do we get from Meatspace that VR will never provide?
1:40:00 Tourism agencies need to harness VR’s capabilities.
1:44:00 Can VR affect our every day psychology?
1:52:00 If you look good you feel good. What will evolve past human?
2:00:00 VR is removing every day life burdens and hassles. What Burdens and hassles will come from VR?
2:08:00 How would reputation based economies work out in virtual worlds?
2:15:00 Lame and un-interesting attractive people will have to adapt to VR worlds in new ways.
2:18:00 Closing thoughts.
Thanks again to Ruuubick for being a true scholar and gentleman of virtual reality and thank you for listening!
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