Social VR — The Hero We All Deserve? VR buzzword of the month: Social. ‘1 billion people in virtual reality’. That’s another hot headline that I’ve already seen in three separate decks in the same conference. Another common thread in all three … Continue reading Is Social VR the next big thing?
The Ultimate Escapism A tech innovator develops biological software that conjures a virtual reality in one’s mind, partly in the hopes of reviving her brother, who has been held in a comalike state. But the software, which is really a … Continue reading VR addiction
Virtual reality dating: What’s it like to take someone out online? From Match.com, which launched in 1995, the idea of meeting and chatting with someone in a digital space has spread to Facebook, Second Life and apps like Tinder. With … Continue reading Immersive dating
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
Educators make lemonade with Virtual Worlds Educators are using virtual worlds, but not in the way they had used them in the past, and not in the same numbers. What you see now is a more selective and targeted use … Continue reading Education in virtual spaces
How Virtual Reality is Changing Minds Virtual reality has the potential to be a game-changer when it comes to empathetic storytelling by challenging stigma and shifting the conversation about abortion access in America, according to the Planned Parenthood Federation of … Continue reading Sharing views
How Will VR Gaming Change Us? Despite advances across many industry verticals such as healthcare, training, and retail, the most widely understood application of VR so far has been games. With cheaper VR products emerging by the day, it won’t … Continue reading Increasing social interaction