The whispery world of ASMR enters virtual reality for the first time


#1

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#2

Nope, still get creeped out by this.


#3

Where can I get one of those camera rigs? Maybe there’s a sister niche of people who like to hear obnoxious noises and insults in VR, which I think I can deliver…


#4

I get the tingle, but I’m a jaded mofo and can’t do this for more than about 3 minutes before my eyes kind of roll out of their sockets. :stuck_out_tongue:


#5

Why should something that makes you zone out want to be interactive? The last thing I want to do when listening to a good ASMR video is…anything.


#6

yes… still creepy and annoying.

someone should analyze the sound frequencies of that whispering… I hope it’s not russian mind control.

Also, i hope we won’t be seeing other pseudo-hippie-stuff, here.


#7

shoo-shoo, hall haboard 'h hay-haess-hemm-hahh kwhashee twain, shoo shoo


#8

Half of boingboing is pseudo hippie stuff and has been for a long time.

that being said, is Russian mid control something like an underarmor shirt that sucks in your gut?


#9

that being said, is Russian mid control something like an underarmor shirt that sucks in your gut?

It’s all explained in this book:


#10

Well I find it weirdly relaxing. ASMR is weird and awkward, sure, but but it just feels so damn soothing… I might have to play that video again.


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