The voice asked me if I needed help. I was lost.

I had been watching astronauts emerge from the International Space Station to perform tasks in space as if I were somehow clinging to the exterior of the ISS enjoying a 360-degree view of outer space.

A new voice – not an astronaut’s voice – but a kind, concerned voice in another space (not outer space) informed me that I was about to be rebooted.

This wasn’t a sci-fi film, it was during a storytelling experience through a malfunctioning Oculus VR headset in Montreal.

Sharing more about this misadventure and some musings on the current state of AR and VR in addition to its role in storytelling in my latest Substack, newsletter, out now: