FUTURE PRESENCE:
How Virtual Reality is Changing Human Connection, Intimacy, and the Limits of Ordinary Life

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In Future Presence, Wired editor and virtual reality expert Peter Rubin presents a captivating, candid glimpse into the future realities of emerging VR technology: how we will use it to form previously impossible relationships, explore new frontiers of intimacy, and how it will forever change human connection.

Offering a glimpse into the mind-blowing developments happening in universities, labs, and tech companies around the world, Rubin leads readers on an entertaining tour of the weirdest, wildest corners of this fascinating new universe. He shares stories from the creators and consumers of VR technology; detailed, immersive descriptions of what an experience is like inside the current VR devices; and theories and predictions for how VR will affect human connection in the not-so-distant future.

Future Presence is a deeply personal examination of what connects us and an exploration of complex questions about what makes us human, what connects us, and what is real.

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In Future Presence, Wired editor and virtual reality expert Peter Rubin presents a captivating, candid glimpse into the future realities of emerging VR technology: how we will use it to form previously impossible relationships, explore new frontiers of intimacy, and how it will forever change human connection.

Offering a glimpse into the mind-blowing developments happening in universities, labs, and tech companies around the world, Rubin leads readers on an entertaining tour of the weirdest, wildest corners of this fascinating new universe. He shares stories from the creators and consumers of VR technology; detailed, immersive descriptions of what an experience is like inside the current VR devices; and theories and predictions for how VR will affect human connection in the not-so-distant future.

Future Presence is a deeply personal examination of what connects us and an exploration of complex questions about what makes us human, what connects us, and what is real.