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Would you rather…

Posted on | October 25, 2017 | No Comments

This is a fun question, but I think somewhat pertinent, and might open some personal thoughts on your views about VR.

In the article “8 classic films to learn from now that virtual reality is real,” most of the films have a sense of ‘dystopianness’. And yet, they might nevertheless be fun to live in!
So, my question is, which one would you choose? The manipulatable ‘Matrix’? The ability to experience the “physical and visual memories of others” in ‘Strange Days?’ Or perhaps the body modification-as-plug in from ‘eXistenZ’?

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