Video Game Addiction and Death

When Mr. Hsieh died in a crowded room, nobody took any notice. For hours, he sat there slumped over and face-down on a table. Even when his dead body was carried out of the room, few paid much attention. Why? Because he died in an internet cafĂ© in Taiwan. The other gamers were simply too … Continue reading Video Game Addiction and Death

Emotion Detection and Manipulation Headsets Are Now on Sale

Here is the latest version of a headset that is capable of detecting and influencing your emotions. The headset, developed by imec and Holst Centre, is promoted as "breakthrough technology to advance neuro research, e-learning and virtual gaming". Before we get too carried away with this idea, and before we delve into the true implications … Continue reading Emotion Detection and Manipulation Headsets Are Now on Sale