I’m sitting with three different individuals in a gathering room — heat wood-effect partitions, scooped white leather-based chairs round an oval-shaped white desk — subsequent to a financial institution of floor-to-ceiling home windows. We’re excessive up, though I couldn’t say what ground; the home windows face a coastal metropolis, all high-rises and sunny skies, seashores within the distance and turquoise blue water. Trying down on the automobiles and streets far, far under, I’m momentarily swayed by vertigo and determine that it will be higher if I backed away.
Which I do with a click on of the set off on the handset related to my Oculus Quest 2 digital actuality (VR) headset, my avatar touchdown in a safer spot on the opposite aspect of the desk.
I’m, clearly, not truly in an workplace high-rise someplace sunny. My bodily individual is alone, sitting in my kitchen, in my home, in not-so-sunny