VR Zoom backgrounds

Today I changed my Zoom background. So instead of being virtually in our NYU lab, I am now in a pleasant traditional room with a lovely view of a tree outside the window.

But every time I jump into VR in my Oculus Quest 2, that background becomes irrelevant. But at some point, we will be having the equivalent of Zoom meetings in something a lot more like VR than video.

When that happens, what will be the equivalent of Zoom backgrounds? Will we all share the same virtual world? Or will we each bring our own vision of a virtual world into the shared social space?

Will I see us all in a Lego world while you see us basking on the beach in Hawaii? And if so, will that change the nature of our social interaction with each other?

I guess only time will tell.

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