Does virtual reality provide us with new ways to augment, enhance, and experience reality, or does it undermine and threaten that reality? Virtual reality is equally prone to portrayals as either the bearer of bright utopian possibilities or dark dystopian nightmares, and both of these views have some basis to recommend them.

DEREK STANOVSKY

The idea of technological transcendence from the physical body via immersion in virtual reality is problematic because it is based on a misleading dichotomy of mind versus body.

MELANIE CHAN

The good news is that virtual reality is here. The bad news is that something is still missing.

MYCHILO STEPHENSON CLINE

Virtual reality is interesting because, at the content end — you put the best headset on and have the best content and it is phenomenal. It’s something that can’t possibly die this time around unless … the content makers and the press kill it. They’re the ones that will do the damage.

DEAN JOHNSON

Essentially, the goal of virtual reality is to change and adapt the way we see things using virtual systems.

AARON WATTS

Virtual reality is like dreaming with your eyes open.

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