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Mar 21, 2020

Valve president Gabe Newell: ‘We’re way closer to The Matrix than people realize’

Posted by in categories: computing, neuroscience, virtual reality

Think we’re far off from The Matrix? Gabe Newell says you should think again.

In a rare interview with IGN ahead of next week’s release of Half-Life: Alyx, Newell reasoned that more advanced forms of VR might not be too far out. “We’re way closer to The Matrix than people realize,” he stated. “It’s not going to be ‘The Matrix’, The Matrix is a movie and it misses all the interesting technical subtleties and just how weird the post-brain-computer interface world is going to be. But it’s going to have a huge impact on the kinds of experiences that we can create for people.”

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Mar 12, 2020

Why There May Be A Virtual Reality Exodus

Posted by in categories: business, virtual reality

Hi all! I hope you’re doing well and staying healthy! As a hobby, I have begun a futurist YouTube channel. I have just uploaded a video on why I personally believe that there may be an exodus to virtual reality in the future. Please take a look at it and subscribe and like it if you enjoyed the video!


Virtual reality is oftentimes the ultimate promise of science-fiction. Leaving behind the boring real-world for an exciting world that operates outside the bounds of reality is something that is promised to us by sci-fi. But does that mean that a large number of people would be willing to do that forever? Here’s why I believe they would.

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Mar 9, 2020

Brain-Computer Interface Technology: Helping Or Hacking?

Posted by in categories: cybercrime/malcode, neuroscience, virtual reality

Brain Computer Interface (BCI)


Brain-computer interface (BCI) is a technology that agree to communicate between a human-brain with an external technology. The term can be referred to an interface that takes signals from the brain to an external piece of hardware that sends signals to the brain. There are different brain-computer interface technologies developed, through different methods and for diversified purposes, including in virtual reality technology.

Benefits of Brain Computer Interface

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Feb 26, 2020

The Future is Faster Than You Think: An Interview with Peter Diamandis

Posted by in categories: Peter Diamandis, quantum physics, robotics/AI, transportation, virtual reality

Do you àgree?


In Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler’s new book, The Future Is Faster Than You Think, the futurist and science writer talk about converge and how a host of technologies, including VR, quantum computing, and A.I., are speeding up development of flying cars and changing new and old industries.

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Feb 18, 2020

The Autonomous Revolution: Reclaiming the Future We’ve Sold to Machines

Posted by in categories: robotics/AI, virtual reality

Of interest here?


The coauthors of the seminal book The Virtual Corporation describe how the rise of artificial intelligence and virtual environments are ushering in an epic cultural transformation—and how we can thrive in this new era.

Feb 11, 2020

Via Virtual Reality, Mother Encounters Deceased Daughter: Science Fiction in the News

Posted by in categories: robotics/AI, transhumanism, virtual reality

Via Virtual Reality, Mother Encounters Deceased Daughter ‘But that barrier was going to melt away someday soon. The transhumanists had promised…’ — Stephen Baxter, 2008.

BabyX AI Real Enough For You ‘…what’s to keep me from showing face, Man? I’m showing a voice this instant… I can show a face the same way.’ — Robert Heinlein, 1966.

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Feb 9, 2020

Mother Meets Recreation of Her Deceased Child in VR

Posted by in categories: education, virtual reality

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South Korean TV broadcaster MBC recently aired a Korean language documentary that centers on a family’s loss of their young daughter, seven-year-old Nayeon. Using the power of photogrammetry, motion capture, and virtual reality, the team recreated Nayeon for one last goodbye with the family’s mother, Ji-sung.

Feb 9, 2020

“Virtual Reality” Reunites with Deceased Daughter

Posted by in category: virtual reality

I am amazed by just how far technology has come!


An image of her daughter was created with ‘virtual reality’ for a mother who lost her daughter in 2016 in South Korea. The moment the mother met her daughter left those in the studio in tears.

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Feb 7, 2020

Watch a Mother Reunite With Her Deceased Child in VR

Posted by in category: virtual reality

Have your tissues ready.

Feb 3, 2020

Creating His Whole Apartment in VR

Posted by in categories: habitats, virtual reality

He made his whole apartment in VR! 🤯

Credit:: Greg Medison

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