What’s old is truly new again.
Dr. Shawn DuBravac is chief economist of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ and the author of “Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Communicate.” Follow him on Twitter @shawndubravac.
The endgame of books, movies, television and video games is to entertain. And to be entertained, you need to forget, for a moment, what's happening in the world around you. The more immersive the entertainment experience, the easier that is to do. Which is why virtual reality - a fully immersive, all-encompassing experience - has, for decades, captured the imagination of science fiction writers and tech innovators alike.