How Virtual Reality Will Bring Our Loved Ones Back from the Dead

Soon, the line that divides the living from the dead might not be so clear.

Floral tributes and photographs outside Kensington Palace to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, in London, 2017. (Photo: DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)

You wake up, get ready for work, have some toast and coffee with your spouse, then wave goodbye. It’s your typical workday. There is, however, something unusual: your beloved has been dead for many years. You didn’t have breakfast with your spouse – but rather with a simulation of your spouse.

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