In today’s episode, Tim chats to Michael Quintana, Director of Innovation Solutions at Sony. Together they discuss the concept of ‘highlight culture’, and how VR can be used as a medium for discussion between individuals.

Topics discussed in this episode:

• Introduction [00:0001:15]

• Michael’s background [01:1603:35]

• Michael’s first VR project [03:3605:17]

• What is Michael working on at Sony? [05:1808:42]

• The Metaverse and blockchain [08:4313:04]

• Highlight culture [13:0517:37]

• What does the Metaverse mean to Michael? [17:3826:04]

• NFTs [26:0534:19]

• The link between mental health and technology [34:2035:54]

• Michael’s aspirations [35:5540:00] • Technical challenges [40:0142:42]

• What is Michael curious about? [42:4345:57] • Building new realities [45:5850:42]

• Social programs [50:4353:44]

• Favourite theories [53:4555:37]

• Book recommendations [55:3857:57]

• Michael’s social media [57:5858:59] Highlight sections

• Michael Quintana and Tim chat about ‘highlight culture’ [16:0517:37]

• Michael Quintana explains how VR can be used as a medium for conversation [46:5549:14]

• Michael Quintana and Tim chat about Solomon’s Paradox [53:4555:37]


Listen to the previous episode of Building New Realities

In today’s episode, Tim chats to Michael Quintana, Director of Innovation Solutions at Sony. Together they discuss the concept of ‘highlight culture’, and how VR can be used as a medium for discussion between individuals.

Topics discussed in this episode:

• Introduction [00:0001:15]

• Michael’s background [01:1603:35]

• Michael’s first VR project [03:3605:17]

• What is Michael working on at Sony? [05:1808:42]

• The Metaverse and blockchain [08:4313:04]

• Highlight culture [13:0517:37]

• What does the Metaverse mean to Michael? [17:3826:04]

• NFTs [26:0534:19]

• The link between mental health and technology [34:2035:54]

• Michael’s aspirations [35:5540:00] • Technical challenges [40:0142:42]

• What is Michael curious about? [42:4345:57] • Building new realities [45:5850:42]

• Social programs [50:4353:44]

• Favourite theories [53:4555:37]

• Book recommendations [55:3857:57]

• Michael’s social media [57:5858:59] Highlight sections

• Michael Quintana and Tim chat about ‘highlight culture’ [16:0517:37]

• Michael Quintana explains how VR can be used as a medium for conversation [46:5549:14]

• Michael Quintana and Tim chat about Solomon’s Paradox [53:4555:37]


Listen to the previous episode of Building New Realities

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