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88 Names podcast bonus interview: Amber Osborne

Today on the 88 Names podcast site, we have a written interview with Amber Osborne, an award-winning VR and AR marketing strategist (somebody my protagonist John Chu would get on well with, I think). She tells us how she got … Continue reading

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88 Names podcast episode 7: Noah Nelson

On this episode of the 88 Names podcast, we talk to Noah Nelson, the founder of No Proscenium, a website and podcast devoted to “everything immersive,” though as the name implies, there’s an emphasis on theater and other types of … Continue reading

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88 Names podcast bonus interview: Bishop D.J. Soto of VR Church

Today on the 88 Names podcast site, we have a written interview with Bishop D.J. Soto, lead pastor of VR Church, “the first church to exist entirely in virtual reality.” (Services are conducted on multiple online platforms, but the visitor … Continue reading

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88 Names podcast episode 6: Joanna Popper

On this episode of the 88 Names podcast, we talk to Joanna Popper, Hewlett-Packard’s Global Head of Virtual Reality for Location-Based Entertainment. Joanna’s division of HP works with arcades, theme parks, movie theaters, and other venues that host VR experiences. … Continue reading

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88 Names podcast episode 5: Michael Madary

On episode 5 of the 88 Names podcast, we talk to philosopher and ethicist Michael Madary. Madary is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of the Pacific, and the co-author, with Thomas Metzinger, of “Real … Continue reading

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Virtual Memories: COVID-19 edition

Last weekend I made return visit to the Virtual Memories Show podcast. Host Gil Roth and I first met three years ago, when he came to my house in Seattle to talk about Lovecraft Country and various other topics. Gil … Continue reading

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88 Names podcast episode 4: Mariana Acuña Acosta

On today’s episode of the 88 Names podcast, we talk to Mariana Acuña Acosta, co-founder and Chief Product Officer of Glassbox Technologies, which creates virtual production software tools for use in filmmaking, video game design, and the creation of VR … Continue reading

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Author Stories podcast with Hank Garner

Last Thursday I recorded an interview with the Author Stories podcast, hosted by Hank Garner. The podcast is up now, and you can listen to it here.

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88 Names podcast, episode 3: Cory Doctorow

On the latest episode of the 88 Names podcast, we talk to science-fiction writer, journalist, and activist Cory Doctorow, author of such books as For the Win, Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom, Little Brother, and the recently released … Continue reading

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AMA on Reddit today at 9 Pacific/noon Eastern

I’m doing an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit today! The AMA will go live on the r/books subreddit at around 9 AM Pacific/noon Eastern time, and I’ll be in to start answering questions once I finish with my Creative … Continue reading

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