This week The Mind Tools Podcast team are travelling through another dimension. A dimension not only of sight and sound, but of mind. That's the signpost up ahead - your next stop: Extended Reality.
In this episode, Ross G and Nahdia speak to technologist, TEDx speaker, author and designer Myra Roldan about how new technologies are shaping the way we interact with the world, and with each other. We discuss:
VR, AR, XR and mixed realities Applications of XR for learning The impact of XR on empathy. During the discussion, we discussed several VR experiences:
Five Nights at Freddy’s: oculus.com/experiences/quest/3162101440489458 Vader Immortal: oculus.com/vader-immortal/?locale=en_GB Richie’s Plank: oculus.com/experiences/quest/1642239225880682/ For more on how The Mandalorian was shot, see: youtube.com/watch?v=gUnxzVOs3rk
For Myra’s TEDx talk on VR, see: ted.com/talks/myra_roldan_vr_changing_world_views
You can find Myra on LinkedIn at: linkedin.com/in/myraroldan
In ‘What I Learned This Week’, Nahdia discussed the recent flooding in Pakistan, the impact of glaciers, and the effects of climate change: bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-62758811
Myra discussed her TikTok channel, learnwithmyra: tiktok.com/@learnwithmyra
And for something completely different, Ross G shared old Hollywood bloopers: twitter.com/NonsenseIsland/status/1550562796458352641
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Connect with our speakers
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Ross Garner - @RossGarnerMT Nahdia Khan - @NahdiaKhan Myra Roldan - @MyraMade