Content-type: text/html Downes.ca ~ Stephen's Web ~ Virtual reality stories can spur environmental action

Stephen Downes

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According to this article, "Compared to traditional video, environmental stories told through metaverse technologies, including virtual reality and 360-degree video, can better motivate people to act on environmental threats." It's based on a research report (8 page PDF) by Daniel Pimentel and Sriram Kalyanaraman. All very well but it should go without saying that if VR can motivate environmental activism, it can also use misinformation to do the opposite.

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