Hello listeners! On todays show Aaron Lemke returns to the Podcast for 2 hours of glory and triumph in which we discuss all manner of things vr and non-vr.
Here is a quick preview of some of the things we talked about.
23:Intro, what Aaron has been up to lately.
2:42 Developing for the Gear VR.
4:00 Avoiding smearing artifacts when developing for the Samsung Gear VR
5:00 Setting yourself apart from the pack.
6:50 Do you experiment or do you play it safe in creating VR experiences?
9:30 Is it okay to call VR an escape?
11:00 Why developing for mobile VR will make you a better vr developer.
16:30 How will GearVR’s battery life measure up to public scrutiny and hype?
18:20 Electric motors don’t have transmissions.
21:00 Discussing possible release dates for CV1
23:00 What is the minimum amount of time required to get good VR experiences on the market?
26:40 What would you do if you had John Carmack’s brain?
28:00 Master’s of Doom part 2
30:00 Catching up with Eden River and Opera Nova
33:00 Not putting your vr software eggs in just one proverbial hardware platform.
37:30 Running Eden River at the Valve VR room.
38:20 Internal struggles at the major VR players.
41:00 Is VR truly the final medium?
42:00 Will mass adoption of VR happen in the next 5 years?
44:00 Who will be able to afford CV1?
51:00 Can you have VR arcades without mocaps systems.
52:00 Full suit tracking you in VR.
54:00 How to adapt to the shifting market of VR distribution and creation.
56:32 “Artificial intelligence is like summoning the demon” from Elon Musk and why John Carmack thinks we should colonize mars.
59:00 ‘Low probability, high impact events’ and how to “prepare” for them.
1:04:00 Transmitting love through art and VR.
1:06:00 Having conversations with AI inhabiting avatars in VR.
1:08:00 Would you rather marry a realistic looking avatar or more cartoonish as assigned by our future robot over lords.
1:10:00 How could VR be abused as a tool and how to use VR enrich people’s lives.
1:12:00 The advantages of interactive rhetoric.
1:14:00 Co-op stealth games will be awesome in VR. The best stealth tool in Metal gear games.
1:16 VR training room from Metal Gear Subsistance in VR.
1:18:00 Reactions of the rift to people in close circles.
1:21:20 Bringing VR to the medical community in Austin.
1:24:44 Hacking the human brain with VR.
1:25:00 What would happen if big publishers do not develope major content for vr.
1:28:00 How 3D printing could compliment vr.
1:35:00 Ending up like the guy in the picture of an empty room with just a mattress and a vr device.
1:35:00 At what point does wanting to be in VR become unhealthy?
1:38:20 In the future, you will get paid to play video games for a living.
1:39:00 Using itch.io to set up an online store.
1:42:00 What will the virtual reality concert of the future look like?
1:51:00 Creating music visualizations in vr.
1:59:00 What will the hype cycle look like for the vr industry.
2:01:55 Virtual dance parties will be great places for potential human mating.
2:04:00 Meeting humans from the opposite sex in VR.
2:08:00 Being inside a science fiction novel as it reveals itself before your eyes.
Thanks again to Aaron for being a true scholar and gentleman of virtual reality and thanks for listening!
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