(initial interviewee email)
Feel free to say 'no' and to mention names.
First the setup:
Video capture for 'avatar''
I need to film a few seconds of the background without you sitting there.
Please show all sides of your head sides, top and back
Please sit still for 10 seconds.
Then onto audio capture/recording
I don't want to answer that
I don't know
I have not answered that question and I will not
I have not answered that question but would you like me to consider it for later
I have several answers to that question. Would you like the newest or oldest?
I have several answers to that question.
Let’s start with a few basics:
What is your name?
Where were you born?
When were you born?
Who is your partner, if any?
Who were your parents?
Who are your children, if any?
Where do you live?
Where would you like to live?
What is your favourite food?
What is your favourite drink?
Have you had a nice meal or drink today?
Where have you been recently? travel
Do you have any travel plans?
What are your favourite technological gadgets?
What are you wearing?
What do you like to wear?
Stop and pause for a moment.
Look around the room and describe it please.
How are you feeling emotionally today?
How are you feeling physically today?
Your work and passion
What is your passion at the moment?
Why is it your passion?
What is your fear?
What is your regret?
What are you working on at the moment?
How will it be useful or interesting and to whom?
When do you expect it to be done?
What is your life goal?
What is your hope for humanity?
What do you feel is your greatest achievement(s)?
What do you hope your greatest achievement might be?
What would you say is humanity's greatest invention?
What would you say is humanity's greatest achievement?
Who are the people who have influenced you the most?
What would you like to see developed in the arts?
What would you like to see developed in science?
What would you like to see developed technology?
How would you like to see education improved?
What was today/yesterday like?
What was this week like?
What immediate plans do you have for the week?
What are the big issues you remember from the news?
Do you have any particularly strong memories to share about something recent?
How about from long ago?
What advice do you have for the young?
And for the rest of us?
What piece of wisdom in general would you like to pass along?
What do you feel is a great misunderstanding in the world?
What would you like to say to future generations?
What would you like to say to your child?
Do you have any other questions and answers?