Lectures

The Trials and Tribulations of Narrative in VR | mediaX

The Trials and Tribulations of Narrative in VR | mediaX

From the October 24th mediaX Sensing and Tracking for 3D Narratives Conference, Jeremy Bailenson looks at the Ocean Acidification Project that allows users to stand in heavy traffic and follow carbon dioxide molecules from car tailpipes to the sea, where they are absorbed. read more…

Experience on Demand | mediaX

Experience on Demand | mediaX

Real experiences can change you, and virtual reality experiences can feel like real ones so virtual reality experiences can change you too. Jeremy Bailenson delves into how to create these experiences, on demand, that will change who we are as people. read more…

Infinite Reality | Commonwealth Club of California

Infinite Reality | Commonwealth Club of California

Advances in our understanding of how the brain works, combined with the explosion of immersive digital technology, could make ideas as far-fetched as total “personality downloads” possible — meaning your great-grandchildren would be able to know and have conversations with you in the future, all in a virtual setting indistinguishable from reality. Bailenson posits that such advances could be here in just five years.

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