Erics: Fisher and Levin - Improv & VR

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By Stewart Alsop. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In today's episode I invite two of my best friends, Eric Levin (@ericrius1) and Eric Fisher, for a laid-back and entertaining conversation. Having previously worked at Facebook, Fisher is currently a character coach and social designer at MiNDFUL iMPROV. Levin is a VR developer who experiments with art, meditation, and yoga in his work.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • VR, AR, and Technology
  • Meditation, and Yoga
  • Creativity and Business
  • Job automation, and AI
  • Skepticism, and Beliefs
  • Freedom in Tech, Science and Truth
  • Globalization
  • The Age of Acceleration
  • Limitations of language
  • Psychedelics, Spirituality and Therapy
  • Consciousness, Awareness and Attention
  • Being vs. Becoming, and Flow
  • Socialization and Improv
  • Society and Culture

Timeline:

(02:43) Who is Eric Levin?

(04:17) Keeping Creative integrity in business

(06:58) Job automation, and creativity: will AI replace humanity?

(10:03) Designing digital spaces within a capitalist society

(13:17) Spirituality: Skepticism to Belief

(17:54) Creating Tech that serves Freedom, not Capitalism

(21:29) Are we entering the Age of Acceleration?

(29:05) Can work be a place of therapy?

(33:02) Ayahuasca, and other flow-inducing plants

(38:28) Flow: Being, or Becoming

(42:30) What is Improv: closing thoughts

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