The Race for AR Glasses Starts Now Though the Next Big Thing won’t appear for a while, we know pretty much what it will look like: a lightweight, always-on wearable that obliterates the divide between the stuff we see on … Continue reading The battle on the field of vision
Virtual reality might save my long-distance relationship The most romantic place I’ve ever been was a grassy hill overlooking a campground. It was late evening; lit-up tents and cabins dotted the valley that sprawled before us. In the distance, stood … Continue reading The potential of social VR
New Yale lab will use virtual reality games to reduce risks in teens Yale’s Center for Health & Learning Games will establish a new lab, play4REAL, with a gift from Oculus, a Facebook-owned technology company specializing in Virtual Reality (VR) … Continue reading Peer pressure
What Will it Take to Get Virtual Reality Right? The world now knows Mark Zuckerberg isn’t the kind of guy who thinks in millions — he wants billions. But his latest ambition, getting one billion people using virtual reality, a … Continue reading Is VR anti-social?
Mark Zuckerberg ‘tours’ flooded Puerto Rico in bizarre virtual reality promo A cartoon version of Facebook’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, visited hurricane-damaged Puerto Rico on Monday, in a tone-deaf livestream that was part disaster tourism, part product promotion. Zuckerberg, along with … Continue reading Immerse in Facebook’s Spaces
The VR dating show makes me want to never date again You know those gimmick-based dating shows about people going on dates naked, or in the dark, or with some other twist? Someone is doing this for virtual reality now, … Continue reading Virtually dating
Slate’s first virtual-reality talk show was “a hilarious disaster” If, hypothetically, Georgia and Florida went to war, which state would win? That was one of the questions posed to actress Carrie Preston in the first episode of Conundrums, Slate’s new … Continue reading The avatar-inspired show