Tag: Ethics

“bUt ThE bOoKs ArE bEtTer!! >.<"

Imagine the following: You just came out of a movie sequel that you have been waiting for for years. The thirst for knowledge the movie franchise instilled in you in its starting years has finally been quenched (for now). As you picture yourself being the wizard/superhero/gladiator in the movie, you reflect on how amazing the movie was, and how you can’t wait…

“All the world’s a stage”

Amsterdam canal houses - credit Alison Carter

UrbanDash – a Virtual Reality game with as goal to get from Amsterdam Central Station to Herengracht in the shortest possible time without arguing with other avatars. The visuals and renderings of textures are supremely realistic – historic buildings, cafes, fast food restaurants – every element of commercial enterprise – even road works clutter the route. Any collision with non-human life forms,…