Beyond Homo Sapien
Episode 58

Virtual Reality Could Recreate History

Paul Tokgozoglu published on

Have you dove into thinking about the ramifications of virtual reality? Movies/Books like Ready Player One have begun to open our minds to the possibilities of the futre... Something that I see happening is the recreation of historical events and worlds into the VR space. Relatively soon, we are going to be able to explore Ancient Greece, ride alongside Alexander the Great, lay siege to medieval cities, or defend the Ancient Aztec Empire from the advance of the Europeans... All in extreme realism. Almost more interesting will be out idea to watch and experience those events as they most likely played out. We are going to see a revolution of interest in history and a new importance given to the discipline of history collectively by our society. Let's dive into this topic and explore!

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