Relationships — love and meaning — can be made difficult by physical barriers. Many experts believe that VR will be more than a gaming fad.
There is a growing belief it can create an ability to have full-fledged, wide-angle experiences, and even relive cherished memories.
“These hits of dopamine and oxytocin sustain us on a physical and emotional level,” says Kelton, the founder of Bad Online and the author of .
“Interestingly,’’ she adds, “we can get these doses of pleasure hormones from social networks and gaming, as well as from in-person interactions.” Many technologies, including wearables and robotics, will create Brave New Worlds for dating and relationships, as we get older.
The has created a whole selection of cardboard VR viewers you can use with your cell phone.
There are companies that are filming 360 degree video from multitudes of heights and perspectives to allow users to participate in movies, rather than just watch them.
Growing old, at least as we know it today, is about inexorable loss — loss of hair, loss of teeth, loss of family and friends, loss of home and money, perhaps.
It’s a hormone that is integral to meaning and excitement — and love — no matter what our age.Oculus Rift, owned by Facebook , is ready to launch next-generation headsets next year.