Listen now: https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/distilled/episodes/2019-07-20T08_53_46-07_00
Chris Ross returns to the show to discuss skill building and muscle memory in VR. We asked ourselves if training in VR translates to tangible skill in the real world. The answers may surprise you!
Listen Now: https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/distilled/episodes/2018-07-15T12_58_20-07_00
Emily Dutch, author and world traveler, joins the show to share stories about her master plan, ten years in the making. She stopped by our San Francisco studio on her way to Bali and beyond, on her quest to embrace synchronicity in all forms. A one-way ticket to the rest of your life!
Listen now: https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/distilled/episodes/2018-06-24T09_12_48-07_00
Chris Ross returns to the show for a second round of verbal sparring, from muay thai training to shadowboxing. With BoxVR and Beat Saber and a heathy dose of mindfulness, you can see dramatic improvements in your skill. These games offer a compelling example of coaching techniques applied to a training routine in virtual reality. The real world results speak for themselves.
Listen now: https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/distilled/episodes/2018-05-20T16_12_23-07_00
Chris Ross joins the show to talk about the intersection of exercise with virtual reality computing. BeatSaber is quickly becoming the best game in the Oculus Rift marketplace, since its release in early May 2018. We ask and answer the question: why buy VR hardware instead of a gym membership?
Listen Now: Designing Hardware-Connected Products: Part 1
Brett Red joins the show to talk shop about the designer’s perspective of hardware-connected product development. Hear how the product space informs the tools designers and engineers use to work together.
Listen now: The Seduction of Solopreneurship
We often hear stories about startup founders single-handedly building a digital empire. It sounds seductive, almost as if they’ve stumbled on some magic recipe for success. In reality, it’s a lot of hard work and perspective, with constant course correction driven by market demand. In this episode, Aubrey welcomes guest Adil Ahsan, an entrepreneur and business coach with a wide variety of experiences.
Listen now: The Increasing Role of Design in Business
This week, special guest and user experience researcher, Melissa Hui, joins the show to talk about the ROI of design and how creativity and ideation play an increasing role in business.
Listen now: Goose Island Beer Company
The wonderful folks from Goose Island Beer Company sat down with us to sample some beer and tell stories. They’re in Tampa as part of their Migration Week tour, buying people beer and giving out swag, promoting their excellent beer. Make sure to pick up some Goose Island next time you’re shopping for craft beer.