Virtual Reality

VR as seen in ‘Pixel Theory- La Caja de Pandora’

I stumbled upon this gritty short film from 2013. It’s a future scenario where most of the population is plugged into fully immersive VR 24/7. They are all in there voluntarily and there is some life support system that can […]

Full Dive VR

VR as seen in ‘Full Dive’

“Full Dive: This Ultimate Next-Gen Full Dive RPG Is Even Shittier Than Real Life!” Yes, the title of this anime is ridiculous – as is a lot of its content. A VR RPG that is so realistic it makes for

Mania wearing newer style VR headset

VR as seen in ‘Kiss Me First’

This miniseries from 2018 was less an exercise in future speculation than it was an exploration of cyberbullying. There’s a suicide cult at the center of it all and a bunch of messy teenage relationships. They are all into a

Chloë Grace Moretz as Flynne Fisher using a VR headset. As seen in The Peripheral (2022)

VR as seen in “The Peripheral”

In this short lived 2022 sci-fi TV show, we get a picture of two types of VR. One traditional display-based headset in the year 2032 and the other a full dive VR headset sent from 2099. We don’t see much

Virtual Reality in Popular Fiction

I’m doing a blog series on VR/AR/XR in pop culture and sci-fi media. I plan to look at interesting points in their implementation; a futurist’s assay of these visions of the tech’s potential. It could include: hardware and software implementation,

AVP Apple Vision Pro, Alien vs. Predator

AVP: Apple Vision Pro or Alien vs. Predator

I keep seeing people abbreviate Apple Vision Pro as AVP – but I already think of AVP as Alien vs. Predator from that movie’s marketing. With the tagline “Whoever Wins… We Lose” I came up with this silly meme/photoshop of

Apple Vision Pro - spider-man skin

Avatars for Apple Vision Pro

Concept: avatars for the Apple Vision Pro that match the content you are watching on Disney+. Watching Captain America: Civil War? Have Spider-Man’s eyes appear in the external display while it’s playing.