SXSW's creepy virtual sex talk is everything wrong with VR hype
VR developers are usually pretty positive about our present reality, even if the experiences they build are things that are difficult or impossible in real life. Nobody, for example, sells the ISS spacewalk simulator by saying Earth is for losers. “Oh, you’re not a 10-mouthed alien in a nightclub? I’m so sorry.”
So it’s… interesting, to say the least, that SXSW held a panel titled “The Future of Porn Is 3D Virtual Reality” that hinged entirely on the idea that touching another human being, or paying attention to anything a woman does, is boring and horrible.
Brian Shuster is the CEO of Utherverse, which produces the sex-focused Second Life alternative Red Light Center. He believes that over the past few years, RedTube-style video…
Source:: The Verge