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Jun
7
2014

The reality of Virtual Reality

The reality of Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality has been the dream of every gamer in existence. Being able to play the game by actually being in it is something that is… well… mind bogglingly awesome! When Palmer Luckey’s Oculus Rift made its debut in Kickstarter in 2012, gamers around the world knew there was a guardian (read: virtual) angel looking out for them too. The company generated a lot of buzz after the successful funding of its Kickstarter campaign but came into limelight only after Facebook acquired it for 2 Billion USD in March this year.

Sep
27
2010

The Virtual Life of a Real Person: Twitter

The virtual life of a real person: Twitter

On twitter, are we being someone we’re not.. or who we really are?

Are you the person we know online or are you really who you are in person? Confused? Good, you should be! – because this is a topic that I find fascinating as much as I find baffling! If you’re frequently on social networking sites, like Twitter or Facebook, then you are leading an online life in addition to an offline life. You’re in two worlds – the real and the virtual.

How much of your online life overlaps with your real life? Are you exactly the person you are online as you are offline? I’d argue that you’re not and that, to some extent, it’s almost like you’re leading dual lives.

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