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We Have Concerns

Jeff Cannata/Anthony Carboni

Comedy, News & Politics, Society & Culture

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Jeff Cannata and Anthony Carboni talk about the personal philosophical concerns they find lurking inside everyday things. It's fun?

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Virtual Empathy

October 1st, 2014

Episode 39 of 361 episodes

A new article suggests that the Oculus VR headset may be the first step to allowing people to truly experience what it is like to live a different kind of life. This could allow designers to create "empathy engines" whereby users may come to feel emotion for their fellow man in avirtualspace. Anthony and Jeff think this is a great idea, especially if causes douchey diners to tip their wait staff. Support us on Patreon to get early release episodes and extra content: http://patreon.com/wehaveconcerns Hey! If you're enjoying the show, please take a moment to rate/review it on whatever service you use to listen. Here's the iTunes link: http://bit.ly/wehaveconcerns Here we are on Stitcher: http://bit.ly/stitcherwhc Jeff on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jeffcannata Anthony on Twitter: http://twitter.com/acarboni Article: http://boingboing.net/2014/09/15/the-headset-revolution-will-be.html The Machine to Be Another: http://www.themachinetobeanother.org/

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