While Well-Intentioned, VR Is Rooted in Privilege and Disregards Those in Need

Augmented reality can instead reach disadvantaged folks

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Like lots of people in the world, I’ve spent some quality family time roaming my neighborhood trying to capture little cartoon monsters on my cell phone. For many of us, Pokémon Go was our first experience of augmented reality. It was lots of fun. In fact, a lot of the money behind AR/VR comes from the gaming industry.

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