Wednesday, August 1 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Panel: Decentralization Meets the Virtual World

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How decentralization and immersive technologies play well together. Two different technologies are gaining interest in parallel, decentralization and VR/AR. Different builders of social virtual worlds will discuss how decentralization can work in their favour, its pain points and how this new virtual universe, with decentralization built in, can plant the seed for everyone to have better digital rights.

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Kent Bye

Producer, Voices of VR Podcast
I host the Voices of VR podcast tracking the evolution immersive mediums, experiential design insights, and the future of interactive storytelling.

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James Baicoianu

Principal Engineer, JanusVR
James spends most of his time making the web do things it was never intended for. A professional web developer, search engineer, and amateur game developer for 20 years, he's finally found a job which lets him combine the three, building virtual worlds for JanusVR.Currently, he's... Read More →
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Sam Chase

Founder, Venn Agency
Since founding Venn Agency in 2014, Sam Chase has been steadily growing the privately backed R&D prototyping group focused on building and visualising distributed spatial computing systems. Venn's team leads research projects in peer to peer communication and meshnets, digital business... Read More →
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Andrés Cuervo

AR Engineer, Movable Ink
Andrés Cuervo is a web VR/AR/XR artist, developer, & human-computer-interaction researcher. Their work focuses on usability, accessibility, generative design, and pushing the boundaries of narratives through new technologies. They've spoken at many JSConf associated events around... Read More →
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Alberto Elias

Founder, Simbol
Alberto is the founder of Simbol, the social layer for WebXR. It easily makes WebXR sites a multi user experience where people can interact and move between experiences with their self-sovereign identity. He has been interested and researching decentralization and XR for many years... Read More →
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Philip Rosedale

CEO, High Fidelity

Wednesday August 1, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm
[2] Ford Vault 88 5th Street, San Francisco, CA, USA

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