Where are we headed?

In the pursuit to build new things, we are forgetting why we’re building them in the first place. In turn, it’s invading our lives and driving us away from happiness. Is this what we set out do?

Ideal Reality is a space to ask those questions and discuss ethics, usability, accessibility and dark patterns of Metaverse.


Emotions in VR, AR and more: Tom Emrich

Tom Emrich, Investor from Super Ventures joins Az to talk about the prevailing trends of AR in 2019. Topics discussed: - Focals by North Smartglasses - XR vs. Spatial Computing - cultural…
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Robots Are Setting the Beauty Standards of Our Future

Influencers made of CGI. Holographic pop stars. And augmented reality as common as breakfast cereal. We are rapidly replacing our analog selves with digital fantasy.

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Striking Vipers | Black Mirror S05:E01

Danny and Karl were best friends in college. Eleven years later and Danny has built a strong lifestyle with a wife and son while Karl remains wild, seemingly incapable of growing up.

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What Does Your Gaze Reveal About You? On the Privacy Implications of Eye Tracking

The goal of this article is to present a first list of ethical concerns that may arise from research and personal use of virtual reality (VR) and related technology, and to offer concrete recommendations for minimizing those risks. Many of the recommendations call for focused research initiatives.

A.I. Is Making it Easier to Kill (You). Here’s How. | NYT

A tank that drives itself. A drone that picks its own targets. A machine gun with facial recognition software. Sounds like science fiction? A.I. fueled weapons are already here. Source: The New…
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