Seeing Ghosts: merging the real world with the virtual world

Science fiction provides an endless parade of humans living in a virtual reality world.  Tron, the classic 1982 Disney science fiction film where the hero enters a virtual world is perhaps the best known original version of this virtual world.   The Matrix, which came out in 1999, took the “virtual reality” level of the film to the next More...

by Tristan Fischer | Published 6 years ago
By Tristan Fischer On Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Who benefits from our increased social fragmentation?

Cable television and satellite radio stations have been praised for providing greater choice and criticised for the fragmentation of our societies.  New social media apps and websites allow this choice/fragmentation More...