Playing with Reality

June 14th, 2021, by
Issue #15 – Playing With Reality – Egirls, NFT’s implosion, and VR exposure therapy 🚀🔮🌟

Step aside Alexa and Siri, a new digital assistant is taking over the Internet: Samsung Sam. A batch of 3D rendered images of a virtual woman went viral over the weekend, with millions swarming around the latest virtual human to appear online. The only catch? Samsung didn’t officially make Sam, or even acknowledge her.

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June 7th, 2021, by
Issue #14 – Playing With Reality – Is Reality Broken? 🚀🔮🌟

“Playing with Reality” is the title of our upcoming book on synthetic media and the follow-up to our 2008 book…

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May 31st, 2021, by
Issue #13 – Playing With Reality – From crypto to clothes: Why Gen Z are investors now 🚀🔮🌟

Young people are investing heavily in internet culture. They care about the cultural significance of clothes and accessories, they not only buy it, but also try to make a living out of it.

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May 26th, 2021, by
Technology Labs podcast: Reality / Virtual Humans

Menno van Doorn is the guest in this episode of Technology Labs. He talks about the new book "playing with reality"

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May 24th, 2021, by
Issue #12 – Playing With Reality – The Great Online Game 🚀🔮🌟

New York Times is already talking about the YOLO FOMO LOL Economy. The big question behind this all: Are we all playing a great online game?

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May 17th, 2021, by
Issue #11 – Playing With Reality – The Metaverse 🚀🔮🌟

In this week’s newsletter we look at some of the initiatives that are now happening in the metaverse.

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May 10th, 2021, by
Issue #10 – Playing With Reality – The YOLO FOMO LOL Economy 🚀🔮🌟

Erin Griffith, a tech journalist, coined the term “The YOLO FOMO LOL Economy” in two of her articles. We think it perfectly describes today’s meme society. In this #10 issue you will probably experience some fear of missing out yourself.

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