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From the Guardian: “Empathy – the latest gadget Silicon Valley wants to sell you”

Posted on | October 25, 2017 | No Comments

An interesting, critical take on the current push to frame VR as the “ultimate empathy machine” (Cf. Chris Milk).

“Tech needs the myth of the empathy machine for two related reasons: to enhance VR’s reputation, and to expand its audience.”

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