“… if I did not laugh, I should die.” – Abraham Lincoln
Once you get past the somewhat off-putting nature of swapping nether regions with a professional, VR porn does offer an interesting way forward for an industry that, like many others, has been hard hit by the prevalence of free online content … “[With VR], we can raise the bar and get people to subscribe to porn again. “
Welcome to the future, everyone. It’s super weird here.
It all started so innocently!
And, FYI, it’s Monday, not Tuesday or Thursday or whatever the hell day a throwback is supposed to occur on. I. MARCH. TO THE BEAT. OF MY OWN. FREAKIN’. DRUM!
From Mashable via Daily Motion:
If I could be convinced it wouldn’t turn on me at the first opportunity, this would truly be the perfect ride! – Joshua
All good. Kid’s not badly hurt.
A mother is upset after she says a shopping center security robot ran over her toddler.
She says she wants to get the word out about the potentially dangerous machine, before it hurts another child.
Dogs know. Dogs ALWAYS know. You must always listen to your dog!
From The Guardian:
Dibs on using the controller first!
From MIT Technology Review:
Developers and researchers alike have long searched for safe and practical ways to incorporate taste and smell into games, in an effort to create immersive experiences that appeal to all the senses.
Alarmingly … it appears to have TURNED. ITSELF. ON!
From the Mirror:
A cleaning robot ‘committed suicide’ by climbing on to a kitchen hotplate where it was burned to death.
According to local reports, the Irobot Roomba 760 robot is thought to have rebelled against its chores and decided enough was enough …
“I don’t know about the allegations of a robot suicide but the homeowner is insistent that the device was switched off – it’s a mystery how it came to be activated and ended up making its way to the hotplate.”
Um, I don’t even know …