May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and it’s time to destigmatize the term “mental health” and make these sorts of experiences accessible, fun, and interactive. Wonder and wellbeing are part of the equation, in a way that’s uplifting and true. This is part of […]
The term “metaverse” might sound like some over-hyped trend to you. Fair enough: it’s been everywhere lately, and Facebook’s recent unveiling doesn’t make it easier to understand. Still, beyond the buzzword, there’s a quality about this term that asks for greater consideration and contemplative […]
I’m speaking at “The Next Evolution of Storytelling” December 1, 2021. Thanks to VRAR Chicago for putting together such a standout gathering of voices in the field of future of storytelling! Rebecca Rothschild, Amanda Scotese, Joanne Popińska, Ph.D.Scott Lynch, Matthew Wren, Tom Packardand I will be on stage 6-8pm CT. […]
Event: WebXR in Carroll’s Wonderland, Faraday’s Lab and Shelley’s Frankenstein Speakers: Yen-Ling Kuo, Dr. Jackie Lee and Caitlin Krause with ScienceVR Date: Wednesday, May 19th 2pm PST (60 min) Link: https://hubs.sciencevr.com/SNc4fuh/lewis-carrolls-logical-tea-party Description: Join us for a WebVR revelry, fun and games! This special event […]
This is a VR highlight post from the archives. It was originally a guest post I wrote in 2018 for Steve Bambury’s VirtualiTeach website. Find the full article here: https://www.virtualiteach.com/post/2018/06/02/through-the-looking-glass-from-immersion-to-deep-presence
Bringing the Best (from 2020) into 2021 is a work of heart, and as we all “head back to the office” today, however that looks, I find it’s a great time to feel the pull of what is new and exciting about a new […]
Online communities can be incredibly meaningful spaces for cooperative learning, sharing and collaboration. If you are intentional about how you hold the space as the host, you can help to co-create a powerful experience for everyone involved. So, once you have welcomed everyone, and your session is off and running, how can you invite everyone to connect more deeply and trust this new environment?
When hosting an online meeting, social gathering, or virtual learning session, it’s common that we get so caught up in the technology (Is the platform stable? Is there latency? Can everyone hear and see each other?) that we’re a bit frazzled and frantic in […]
Connection is the core of what we focus on at MindWise, which involves connection inside and out. We care about the health and wellbeing of the worldwide community, and we recognize that now is a challenging period that invites us to respond to the […]
For those who want to reconnect and practice mindfulness and storytelling in a place of natural wonder, this is the ideal opportunity. My discovery on this first retreat led me to launch a special MindWise experience coming in Spring 2020.