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The Great Semantic Divide: Virtual Reality vs. 360-Degree Video

Passionate discussion and art are longtime bedfellows—and for good reason. Artists and critics alike tend to care a great deal about their work, and have strong opinions about the language we should use to discuss it. But when impassioned debate tips into bitter argument, divisions are born that potentially hurt all involved parties. This year, I’ve heard increasingly heated discussion surrounding 360° cinema’s “right” to be called “True VR.” ….[READ]