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My essay has been displayed at World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum (WEC) has posted my essay under their new heading “How virtual reality is making people ‘well’ again”, and can be found here. It is a great honour to be published on WEC, as they have identified the immersive realities as fundamental part of their Fourth Industrial Revolution Agenda item, and the […]

Inspired, magical, connected: How virtual reality can make you well

I had the honour and priveledge to author an article for The Conversation Canada this month. I describe the research we are doing at iSpace Lab at SFU, and what it could potentially mean for improving our lives. Inspired, magical, connected: How virtual reality can make you well November 28, 2017 6.26pm EST. Re-posted from https://theconversation.com/inspired-magical-connected-how-virtual-reality-can-make-you-well-87665  Individuals […]

Behind the scenes of a TED talk

https://www.facebook.com/TEDxSFU/videos/1467936383303605/ What makes a good TED talk? Outside the usual ‘practice makes perfect’, there’s a specific thing TED does that makes their talks so powerful. What I didn’t know when I first was selected to give a talk at TEDxSFU, was that we practice our talk upwards of 6 times in front of our fellow […]

“Awestruck” wins Best Poster at 3DUI IEEE VR conference!

Over the weekend, my latest research “Awestruck: Natural Interaction with Virtual Reality on Eliciting Awe” (Denise Quesnel, Bernhard E. Riecke) won Best Poster at the 3DUI IEEE VR conference. This is a meaningful award to me, as it is the very first research I have undertaken since joining Simon Fraser University, and it really validates […]

We Have VR — Now How Do We Use it to Tell Stories? A Banff Summit recap

This week, I enjoyed an incredible two days in beautiful Banff, AB, Canada with my colleagues Celine Tricart and Dylan Peacre for the 2016 Banff Story Summit. Celine, Dylan and I’s backgrounds are all varied, and we got together to present a workshop and present talks on the immersive relaities. Here is a nice recap […]