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Thursday, March 24, 2016

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Iggy

Seems one of the best early-use cases for VR. I certainly would use a rig to watch a live-music event. Yes, the Trough of Disillusionment cannot be far off..

Catten

Wouldn't it be easier putting a big label on top of the page saying "I don't believe in VR" or "I predict VR won't be a big thing", that way every other post wouldn't have to be about how VR will fail and the blog can go back to being why sl will fail, or why sansar will fail or why... :D

I really enjoyed this blog but its become more and more of a letdown. From being about new technologies to bashing on new technologies.

VR, SL, Sansar, Google Glasses, etc, everything getting a good beating :)

Issa Heckroth

I would like to hear less complaining about things that probably wont work and more complaining about things we know dont work please :)

Also, wheres your report on Insilco?!

Wagner James Au

"VR, SL, Sansar, Google Glasses, etc, everything getting a good beating :)"

That's a fair point -- I try to balance skepticism with genuine enthusiasm for this tech, which I do think is cool, but I know it can often get unbalanced to the negative side.

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