Beginner's Mind

Beginner's Mind

In this talk I cover how applying a Beginner's Mind to my work has lead me to VR and three unique concepts I've learned on the way: Presence, Agency, and Comfort.

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Gabriel Valdivia

May 21, 2016
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  1. Hola.

  2. I have an accent.

  3. Beginner's Mind

  4. An attitude of openness & lack of preconceptions when studying

    a subject.
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  13. France, 1896

  14. France, 1896

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  16. "[the film] had a particularly lasting impact; yes, it caused

    fear, terror, even panic." — Der Spiegel
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  19. #MakeDonaldDrumpfAgain

  20. 1896 = 2016

  21. How do you design for VR?

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  27. Presence Agency Comfort

  28. Presence Agency Comfort

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  30. Who What Where Presence

  31. Avatars Interactions Environments Presence

  32. Avatars Interactions Environments Presence

  33. Direct Representation

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  36. Avatars

  37. Avatars Interactions Environments Presence

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  42. Avatars Interactions Environments Presence

  43. Where am I?

  44. Where is the UI coming from?

  45. Where does it sit in the world?

  46. Why does it behave this way?

  47. Presence Agency Comfort

  48. Presence Agency Comfort

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  50. Presence Agency Comfort

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  53. Motion sickness is real.

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  55. Paginate Horizontally Keep UI in FOV Curve UI Around Viewer

    Keep Buttons Still Keep Depth Subtle Keep UI Distant
  56. Presence Agency Comfort

  57. What worked once may not work again.

  58. @gabrielvaldivia