I saw this once before. Blew my mind then. They’ve since updated it. I’m still in awe.
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I grew up during the 1980’s and distinctly remember being horrified by a movie shown on local DC television. The film received high press coverage in the weeks before broadcast, it was in 3D and required the purchase of anaglyph red/blue glasses.
We’ve previously written about Joe Granski’s work and interviewed him about his awesome paintings. We’re very glad to see that Joe is being noticed by people like Wil Wheaton. Congratulations Joe, we look forward to seeing more of your great work make it into pop culture. If you’re interested in seeing more of his paintings just check out Joe Granski’s stunning, but NSFW, portfolio.
This is a video displaying the capabilities of SIMNET which was a multi-user military simulator that went online in 1987. A few interesting quotes from the latter half of the video should have you thinking about the future of virtual reality systems.
“…you’ll be able to create anything, from a synthetic battlefield to a synthetic factory, all using the same core technology.”
“Anything that you can conceive of can be put on a network.”
“…all the way down to the guy bringing lunch out to the troops.