I thought VR would make watching Olympic snowboarding awesome. Sadly, it sucked.

Like a lot of people, I was glued to a live broadcast from the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics the other night, watching American snowboarding phenom Chloe Kim kick competitors’ butts in the women’s half-pipe finals. Unlike most other spectators, though, I saw powder fly with a virtual-reality headset strapped to my face.

More information: https://www.technologyreview.com/s/610256/i-thought-vr-would-make-watching-olympic-snowboarding-awesome-sadly-it-sucked/

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