Kent Bye
Voices of VR Podcast

Since May 2014, Kent Bye has published over 1000 Voices of VR podcast interviews featuring the pioneering artists, storytellers, and technologists driving the resurgence of virtual & augmented reality. He's an oral historian, experiential journalist, & aspiring philosopher, helping to define the patterns of immersive storytelling, experiential design, ethical frameworks, & the ultimate potential of XR.

As a medium, Virtual Reality is fusing togethering design insights from Gaming, Architecture, Film, Theatre, Social Media, Neuroscience, and beyond. Voices of VR podcast host Kent Bye has talked with thousands of creators across the XR industry since 2014, and will present a framework for how to make sense of the different qualities of presence in VR and what unique contributions that medical professionals can make to the medium. Bye will also cover some insights that might be gained from Process Philosophy in how immersion and consciousness might be conceptualized when designing medical applications for XR.