In light of Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus, a maker of virtual-reality hardware, Vauhini Vara explores how the company plans to sell you on the new technology: http://nyr.kr/1rzzueJ
“Zuckerberg writes about how ‘you’ might use Oculus: to attend a sporting event, learn alongside classmates, or visit with your doctor. (He uses the word ‘you’ seven times in his blog post.) These examples—carefully chosen, no doubt—make the case that virtual-reality hardware can make you feel more ‘present’ in your relationships, rather than alienating you from them.”
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