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Virtual Reality and 360 Degree Video

Virtual reality a simulated experience that can reflect the real world or be completely different from it. It's used in gaming, education and more. The video below will take you through a brief history of VR, references to VR in pop culture, and provide you with resources to start creating your own VR content. 

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Discussion Topic

Watch the short Korean Documentary "Meeting You" and read the World Economic Forum article about a mother's virtual reality reunion with her 7-year-old daughter who passed away. 

  • What do you think of the idea of bringing a person back to life virtually?
  • Would you have any ethical concerns?
  • Are there other applications for this type of technology?
  • Would you like to participate in a reunion like this?