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Well, perhaps virtual reality. But that’s about it.

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Pattern Matching

Online spaces like ‘Fortnite’ and ‘Animal Crossing’ are replacing the physical world

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VR missed several opportunities, but this is the biggest yet

A man wearing a virtual reality headset against a nature background surrounded by a circle of colorful dots.
A man wearing a virtual reality headset against a nature background surrounded by a circle of colorful dots.
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Lasers, fashion, occlusion, and other news from SPIE Photonics West

The HoloLens 2, an AR headset designed by Microsoft, exhibited during the Mobile World Congress, on February 28, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. Photo: NurPhoto/Getty Images


VR could be especially well-suited for teaching officers how to spot problems that aren’t often immediately recognizable

The VR experience “Trapped” places police officers inside 14-year-old Lisa’s head as she interacts with a sex trafficker. Image: Radical Empathy


I/O

Erotic deepfakes are only going to make the question of sexual ethics muddier and more confusing

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A pioneering technologist on how tech should improve mankind, not replace it

Illustration: Derek Ercolano


Technology continues to blur the line between humans and simulations — but what is this new reality we’re being lured into?

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Great Escape

We flee reality by documenting our lives on social media. VR is one of the few new technologies that forbid it.

Illustration: Rui Ricardo

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