The growing popularity of VR headsets has seen a sharp increase of injuries among pioneers. (WSJ)
One hospital in Germany noted a case last year where a patient checked in complaining of a sore neck after playing VR games, it turned out he had broken it.
And things are likely to get worse, with the pending release of Metaverse it seems that vases, TVs and family may soon end up in the firing line.
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A UK woman has alleged four male characters “virtually gang raped” her avatar within 60 seconds of joining Zuckerberg’s ‘Meta’s Horizon Worlds’ , who she claims told her, “Don’t pretend you don’t love it.”
Nina Jane Patel – VP of Metaverse Research for Kabuni Ventures – was inundated with comments to her blog post revelations calling it a “desperate cry for attention.”
Cyber legal expert Joseph Jones added it was unlikely she had a strong case for harassment given the difficulty in tracking down the real-life people.
Google Street View offers up a window to the world in all its bizarre, intimate, and often raw glory. That window just so happens to peek into your home, as well. What that peek reveals may be more than you’ve bargained for — think views into bedroom windows, potential fodder for stalkers, and more.
Klaus Schwab said by 2026 everyone will have an implanted technology that will enable them to participate in the future of commerce. French with English translation
A new 3D-printed mobile suicide capsule which performs euphanasia without the use of drugs has passed a legal review in Switzerland, and is set to begin operations in 2022.
The Sarco machine completes assisted suicide in 30 seconds by flooding the interior with nitrogen to reduce oxygen levels to just 1% and leaving users slightly euphoric before death with no panic or choking sensation.
Those intending to die press a button inside the capsule in their own time, and can undergo the process in any setting they choose.
This new ultra-compact camera is the size of a grain of salt and takes stunning photos using a technology known as a metasurface, which is covered with 1.6 million cylindrical posts.
The camera is able to capture full-color photos that are as good as images snapped by conventional lenses some half a million times bigger than this particular camera.