The Guardian bets big on VR: ‘We’ve jumped in the deep end of the pool’

The Guardian took the wrapper of its first-ever VR project yesterday, an exploration of solitary confinement and its effects on the prisoner’s psyche. “6×9 A Virtual Experience of Solitary Confinement” is the fruit of nine months’ labor — and is just the first of many more to come. The effort would seem an extravagance at a time of belt-tightening at The Guardian, which has pl ...Read the full article

6x9: a virtual experience of solitary confinement – 360 video

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