Virtually Exploring the Undiscovered Country
I have multiple friends who have lost loved ones recently. Some of them work in XR. And so a topic we occasionally explore is the role of XR and “digital twins” in this case to bring the departed back into this world, or not. I write this with great respect and empathy for anyone who has lost someone and ask that you’d respond in kind.
The idea of digitally re-incarnating people raises many ethical and even health questions. The technical questions are somewhat less interesting, given we can feed everyone’s audio and…