Back in the days before his company was bought by Facebook for $2 Billion, Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey got a job cobbling together some VR headsets held with duct tape, and driving a van full of equipment to the Sundance Film Festival, where the world's first piece of immersive journalism, Hunger in LA, was showcased. Luckey was also the one who nicknamed the author of that piece, Nonny de la Peña, the "Godmother of VR," and it stuck. It's not difficult to see why if you're into immersive tech, you should really pay your respects to Nonny, but apart from being one of the best-connected people in the industry, she's still pushing the boundaries of immersive storytelling through the company she founded - Emblematic Group. You can follow her on Twitter @ImmersiveJourno
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