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Outrospectre - Simulating an Out-of-body Experience

Designer Frank Kolkman has created a VR experience which simulates the experience of dying. In this talk, he explains the research and rationale behind his project Outrospectre, and explores how new computer technologies can help address psychological issues, such as fear of mortality.

Colonies in Space

Is a planetary surface the best way for technological civilisation to flourish?

Back in the 1970s designs were produced for huge space colonies, constructed using the technology of that period, which could ultimately house millions of people.

Leader of the SPACE project Jerry Stone, offers an insight into the ongoing project to re-examine and update these studies and proposals for the 21st century.