Peter Rubin is the author of Future Presence: How Virtual Reality Is Changing Human Connection, Intimacy, and the Limits of Ordinary Life , publishing in April 2018 on HarperOne Books. He leads WIRED's editorial efforts on digital platforms and oversees culture coverage in the magazine and online; he also writes frequently about virtual reality. Prior to arriving at WIRED in 2011, he was a feature writer and editor for more than a decade, penning cover stories for Elle, Details, GQ, Good, and other magazines. Rubin holds a master’s degree from Columbia University and graduated from Williams College. He lives in Oakland, California, with his wife.

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