VR Philosophy

VR Philosophy

Reality Might Be a Simulation, Scientists Think It’s Possible to Find out for Sure

If you're interested in VR, you've probably thought at least once or twice about the simulation hypothesis—the idea that we might actually already be...

Experiential Design Insights from Chinese Philosophy & Natural Philosophy

One of the things that inspires me to do the Voices of VR podcast is being able to talk with hundreds of people listening...

Merleau-Ponty’s ‘Phenomenology of Perception’ & Embodied Metaphors

I had a chance to catch up with phenomenologist Kai Riemer at SIGGRAPH where he gave his perspective on what phenomenology is and why...

‘Walkaway’ Author Cory Doctorow on Gift Economies & Privacy

Cory Doctorow's new sci-fi book "Walkaway" is a optimistic disaster novel that imagines what society might look like if people walked away from competitive...

Going Down the Rabbit Hole: Simulation Theory, AI, & the Battle for Reality

For the past three years, Cris Miranda has been taking VR pioneers down the rabbit hole of thinking about the deepest philosophical implications of...

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