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Sunday, December 01, 2019

Replacing Screen by Realities?

Will every screen be replaced by a virtual reality experience?

In Smithsonian:
Alex Kipman on how it's "inevitable" that devices like the HoloLens will replace every screen. Reading a Clive Thompson interview with the HoloLens creator in his office at Microsoft's HQ, I get a distinct sense of deja vu, as he outlines much the same vision as when I met him in that very same room back in 2017. While a cynic might say that Kipman is a brilliant marketer who excels at staying on message, I can attest to the fact that when you meet him in person it is difficult to doubt the sincerity of his belief in that vision, and in the compelling picture he paints for how the technology will transform our lives. And I can also relate to Thompson in being impressed by how fun and empowering the experience of borrowing knowledge from a holographic guide to perform a task for which you're in no way qualified can feel .... " 

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