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Technology firms turn to science fiction for inspiration

Mr Cline wrote Ready Player One because he could not figure out why virtual reality had not taken off in the real world.

New York

TECH companies have spent years developing better, cheaper devices to immerse people in digital worlds. Yet they are still figuring out how to make virtual reality the kind of technology that people cannot live without. So for inspiration, they are turning to science fiction....

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