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KurtisM posted a topic in Entertainment & MediaA bit of a prelude: I was in a state of mental distress yesterday because recently I've been short-circuiting trying to manage all the energy+ideas flowing through me. My parents are away right now, so I'm in charge of taking care of the dogs as my sister is also here but she works on the weekends- which hasn't been overly easy as we have a near-2 year old puppy that is very hyper-active and constantly wants to move and play. Because I was already feeling the blunt of self-delegation, I needed to take a break from watching over the dogs and headed downstairs with the door shut for a bit. I
I am intrigued by Pokemon Go! and how it's combining both virtual reality (the game) and also getting out in the world. Of course, reports are about finding bodies and thieves finding players and robbing them. But the more positive and long-lasting effect is how people are going out of their houses, walking around, meeting up with people they might have never met in another context. Michael has talked about the new Virtual Generation and many students have asked about this. Could Pokemon Go be the beginning of the shift to virtual experience in a new way?