Our artificial future

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg wants to make artificial reality the way humans socialize in the future. There is something profoundly disturbing about a future plugged into an artificial reality. Wait, we know–it’s the plot of The Matrix. Sadly, for some it’s a vision of heaven.

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