About The Author
Mike Christian is a founder and CEO of From the Future, a leader in immersive technologies focused on improving the human condition through enhanced learning, therapy, and rehabilitation. Utilizing degrees in Economics and Computer Science, he spent the last twenty-plus years creating virtual worlds and artificial intelligence
for Atari, THQ, and From the Future. His writing and lectures range from the book “AI Game Programming Wisdom” to talks on “Virtual Reality Partnerships.” In 2018, Mike was the Primary Investigator
for a National Institute of Health grant titled, Mixed Reality Gaming Combined With a Novel Treadmill for Low Back Pain. He and his team formed Bright Future to develop a VR platform to enhance therapy and learning for patients. This led them to apply for an NIH grant titled Assessing the Effectiveness of Applied Behavior Analysis Intervention Implemented Using Virtual Reality with Children Diagnosed with Autism.
In his spare time, Mike enjoys riding his Harley on the back roads
of Texas, doing standup comedy, and thinking about the future convergence of virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and block chain technologies. To learn more about Mike and From the Future check out his linkedin profile and www.ftfvr.com.