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"Billionaires See VR as a Way to Avoid Radical Social Change" - Wired

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Thanks for the article, I gave it a reading; it looks a bit odd

seeing WIRED publishing these types of pieces, historically

they have been really pro Silicon Valley.

Anyway, I agree that Carmack sounded very out of  touch in

that Rogan interview.

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I can see Carmack's viewpoint and Newell's, and can confidently say they are nowhere near the same type of thing. Carmack wants people to escape the shitty reality by going into the game, Newell wants the transcendence of consciousness from exclusively organic, to a more cybernetic form.

 

That said, neither are likely to get it, as places like Facebook will monetize the shit out of those technologies, and it will remain a luxury shithole rather than a household item like a refrigerator .

Edited by BTGBullseye (see edit history)

Don't insult me. I have trained professionals to do that.

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On 12/31/2021 at 9:58 AM, HeartaceX said:

I agree that they are surely different, did the article imply that?

 

 

It kinda did. It was trying to use subtle psychology to make them seem very similar and very bad simultaneously.

Don't insult me. I have trained professionals to do that.

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