There’s a popular misconception about VR where everybody tries to “fetishize the medium.” That’s what Ken Perlin calls it. Ken runs the future reality lab at NYU where I was a permanent fixture one summer before the tech was readily […]


Why’s it called a “play”? Why’s it called a screen”play”? Why’s it called a stage”play”? Why’s it called a VR”play”? Why do children play? This one is about acting, theatre, childhood development, and philosophy. Be warned, it’s a long rabbit […]

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There’s not just all good VR press. Obviously there’s your fair share of nonbelievers, of people who’ve had bad first-time experiences, and there’s also this guy — Ashton Kutcher: In his interview, our celebrity actor (and famous family shopper) […]