In the front row

I Went to a Dance Party in My Pajamas Thanks to VR

This year, AltspaceVR, a startup building ways for users of virtual reality to meet up and attend events together, has been busy producing stand up comedy shows, podcast tapings, and Echo Space—a weekly dance party hosted in VR. Every Wednesday for the past 30 consecutive weeks, a live DJ has performed at The Spire, the virtual nightclub Altspace created for the event. But to show up at work in the virtual club, these DJs drag their real world bodies to a low-key office building in Redwood City, California. I went to the virtual club, but first checked out what goes on outside the servers to produce these events. ….[READ]