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Virtual Astral Projection

Ryan Holmes
August 28, 2020
Podcast Summary
The Overview Effect. Float tanks. Extraterrestrials.
Episode Notes

Ryan Holmes (@rtholmes) is the CEO of SpaceVR. He created an experience that combines VR with float tanks to simulate the Overview Effect, the transcendent feeling of seeing the earth from space. What we discuss with Ryan:- The Overview Effect's ability to profoundly shift our perspective and influence our connection to the planet.- The challenges of designing a VR headset that can be used in a float tank.- The possibility of life beyond earth.- What it was like pitching to Elon Musk.