Luke Robert Manson #FutureFest18
Luke Robert Manson Virtual Futures
In this episode we speak with Luke Robert Manson Virtual Futures reviver. The Virtual Future Conference is a mid
1990’s cyber culture conference. Luke Robert Manson attended the University of Warwick where he first discovered
the conference as an undergraduate student. He discusses with us his thesis work at University of Warwick.
Also Luke gives us a bit of background history about the conference and how they brought it back to life with
discussion of key figures in the cyberpunk movement for which the conference was founded. We go on to talks about
the science fiction aspect of Virtual Futures and the prime members of cyber virtual reality and cybersex with earlier
In the episode, talks about the importance of relationship with robotics and humanity are briefly highlighted and
Luke discusses the Lights of Soho. He also talks about his experience in Brooklyn, NY with new people in startups.
Also we talk about the engineering of Virtual Futures and how it runs as a conference and how people have grow
from the networking of the conference. Lastly, we talk about how he plans to keep the conference ongoing into the
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