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Richard MacManus

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Richard MacManus is a science fiction author. His current book is PRESENCE, a novel about the future of Virtual Reality. It will be published on September 28, 2016:

Richard is the founder of technology blog, which he ran from 2003-2012. He lives in Wellington, New Zealand.

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Next week I’ll be launching my science fiction novel, Presence. It’s a book that speculates on the future of virtual reality. The titlecomes from a term that has been (re)popularized in recent years by VR technology. As Palmer Luckey, the inventor of the Oculus Rift, saidin 2014: “Presence is the magic of virtual reality. It’s the feeling that you are truly someplace else.” I used that very quo...

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