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Waarom investeert Facebook miljarden in VR ?

        Opmerkelijk nieuws in maart van dit jaar: Facebook neemt Virtual Reality headset fabrikant Oculus Rift over voor een bedrag van 2 miljard dollar. Verbazing bij de pers en andere Facebook-watchers, die juist in afwachting waren van de aankondiging van een langverwachte Facebook phone. Wat moet Facebook toch met zo’n Science Fiction-achtig […]

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"To begin with, Virtual Reality is a part of computer science and it represents a new approach to computer science. Instead of treating the computer as a box that's out there that is supposed to accomplish something, you put a human being in the center and say, "Let's look at the human being closely. Let's see how people perceive the world or how they act. Let's design a computer to fit very closely around them, like a glove, you might say. Let's match up the technology to exactly what people are good at.""
Jaron Lanier, 1992