A lot of people die because of miscalculated anesthesia. Not a lot of people die of bad VR.
Have you never seen The Lawnmower Man?
.. but we also need to make the planes wider and squatter. And paint them green. And put them on stilts so that the pods can descend below the planes for unloading. And add rockets to the planes.
Thunderbirds are go!
Cat videos must be doing well on Facebook, because an executive at the company just predicted that's all Facebook will be in five years. Nicola Mendelsohn, Facebook's vice president of European, Middle Eastern and African operations, said at a conference Tuesday that in five years, Facebook "will be probably all cat videos," Quartz reported. Mendelsohn added that cat videos are "the best way to tell stories in this world" and "helps us to digest much more information." Mendelsohn is predicting the obsolescence of the written word, at least on Facebook, according to Quartz. That sounds far-fetched, but consider the way Facebook is decreasing an emphasis on text and diving headfirst into cat videos with numerous recent updates and features.
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