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One man spent 168 hours – a full week – in a VR headset. He came out with these insights. Crazy experiment or timely voyage?
Seven days in a VR headset
However you normally spend your week, there's probably a large chunk of it eating and sleeping. You may spend some time in nature, or maybe not. What if you could do it all in virtual reality? (Including the nature part.)
One man has gone to extreme lengths to show the possibilities of VR. Brought to you by 'off-world' YouTubers Disrupt, here's what happens when you live in the future for a week.
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Look into the future of pleasure, lust and connection
Until now, scientists and developers have pushed to discover whether artificial intelligence can love humans, and vice versa. Welcome to the age of robot relationships.
AI loves me; AI loves me not
In Steven Spielberg's 2001 blockbuster science fiction film A.I. Artificial Intelligence, a highly advanced robot boy pursues a loving foster human who abandoned him. At the time it seemed far fetched. Today, it looks more like reality.
Imagine Beyond: Build me Somebody to Love looks at how AI is changing the way we look at love, lust and human connection. Could you marry a robot? Will a hunk of metal look after you in your dying days? Let's see how human machines could become.