The language around Virtual/Augmented Reality fascinates me. It’s right there in the name: we are talking about Reality, the basis of everything. And yet we are also talking about specific technologies and people throwing around ludicrous amounts of money that no actual human will ever see. And conflating the language of these things is really one of those moments where the next McLuhan is angrily taking notes right now.
This is really just to say that I am signed up to an announcement service about developments in this field, and last week’s headlines include “Sony Partners with The Void” and I’m not sure if that’s better or worse than today’s ” Immersive technology is being applied across all areas in the realty sector. ”