“People remember VR experiences not as a memory of something they saw but as something that happened to them.”
“Because we want to have a future where we don’t just try and design for the best possible circumstance, because realistically the world’s messy enough as it is”
“What I want to know, and what I hope someone will help me discover, is whether or not biology plays a fundamental role in shaping people’s experience with immersive virtual reality.”
“The Machine to be Another is situated between art installation and scientific experiment into empathetic feeling.”
“it seems the general public is hostile to the idea of being physically present in a distorted virtual realm.”
Oculus Chief Scientist talk at Facebook
These are the standard “illusions” that are used in computer graphics, it’s not the most engaging presentation but it’s interesting to see them all at once if you haven’t.
The first great works of digital literature are already being written
Contains pointers to a lot of good examples.