Virtual reality comes of age


You strap on the head-mounted display, slip on the gloves, tune your ears to the surround sound — and suddenly you are facing a plank jutting out over an abyss. The depths here are virtual, but not everyone can force themselves to jump.This is just one program developed by psychologist

Can you die in virtual reality?

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Scaring someone to death? It's certainly possible. Adrenaline pumps through the body, sending the heart racing, jumping someone into cardiac arrest. But the idea of virtual reality essentially creating, a brain death? Probably not.Despite a recent episode of "Black Mirror," which sent a programmer into virtual limbo, killing him, VR's

AI in Every Classroom


For teachers, the classroom is anything but serene. Kids giggle during lessons, call out, rustle papers, and fidget — teachers must compete with the chaos to simply get students to learn. And teachers take their jobs home with them, too, spending their evenings and weekends planning lessons and grading student

Virtual reality pornography is allowing for more ‘Intimate’ and ‘Personal’ experiences

VR Pornography

The availability of VR is changing the kinds of sexual and pornographic experiences people are looking for, say creators People could soon be watching more and more "intimate" pornography through virtual reality headsets, according to experts.New VR technology could allow for personal experiences of a kind even more real and perfect

WTM 2017: Virtual reality check


Using virtual reality in travel is much more than simply placing a headset on a customer’s head and showing off a destination, argues Laduma’s chief executive Ben Smith – now’s the time to make the business case.We live in a world overflowing with beauty, charm and adventure. The lure of