VR. The Empathy Machine. Beyond Power Ups.
Perhaps the greatest attribute of VR as a format is it’s astonishing ability to put us in someone else’s shoes.
Whilst invading galaxies and flying around in spaceships is all good fun the ability to stand in someone else’s shoes could be it’s greatest contribution.
VR can deliver Location Agnostic Hyper-Empathic Experiences ™.
Will this be the device that makes us really understand that we are all living a shared experience and should just be a bit damned nicer to each other?
Have a look http://www.wired.com/2015/09/vr-ebola-film/