Digital Apes

Will Virtual Reality Shape the Evolution of our Consciousness?

The Occulus Rift, a Virtual Reality headset financially backed to the tune of $2 billion by Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook fame, will hit stores some time in April. A Google headset will soon follow. And a Sony one.  And another from HTC.

While this first crop of VR machines are designed primarily to play games, the shakers and movers in the I.T world are predicting that the emerging technology will not only fundamentally alter how we interact with each other, but also how we perceive the world and indeed ourselves. Continue reading “Digital Apes”