SIFF’s VR Zone Nails It

If you’re planning on taking in the Seattle International Film Festival this year, be sure to check out the SIFF VR Zone on the first floor of Pacific Place downtown. When you step inside this welcoming pop-up space, you can buy a ticket good for an hour and a half in which you can sample…

Reality Taking Shape

The Shape of Reality to Come, a collection of essays about VR, AR, AI, Amazon, grunge, creative cities, Microsoft, and tips for engineering a renaissance, now exists in physical form in the reality we all happen to share, or perhaps experience as a consensual hallucination. This is my sixth book, and it’s my slimmest to…

SIXR Opens a Door to the Golden Age

I just started reading a book called The Geography of Genius: Lessons from the World’s Most Creative Places. The author, Eric Weiner, sets out to explore why certain places give rise to high concentrations of creative, innovative thinkers. I’m still early in the narrative, when Weiner is wandering around present-day Athens, ruminating on the legacy…

This Blog, Now Coming to You in Innovative Book Form

My new book, The Shape of Reality to Come, a collection of essays about virtual reality,  creative economies, Amazon, artificial intelligence, Microsoft, Ready Player One, innovation, video games, leadership, immersive media, and grunge, is coming soon from Alephactory Press. You can pre-order it here. I have to admit that I didn’t realize I was even…

Announcing the Seattle and LA Immersive Storytelling Jam!

Fascinated by immersive storytelling? Then check out this event. December 5, from 7-9pm, Aileen McGraw and I are hosting an Immersive Storytelling Jam at CoMotion Labs. Here’s the cool twist. We’ll be Skyping with some VR/AR/MR creators in Los Angeles to share info about our respective scenes and potentially spark collaborations. Seattle and LA! I…