Technological innovation often leads to social, cultural, and economic change. Power, Madness, & Immortality argues that the development of virtual reality (a completely artificial, man- made reality) will lead to important social, cultural, and economic developments, and in fact to unprecedented changes in human life and activity. It asks, “How will virtual reality influence human life and activity, and how may the design and implementation of virtual reality be used to shape cultural and economic development and to promote human freedom and well-being?”
The Virtual State & the Fall of Empires - We may use public policy and software design to address contemporary issues online today, extend constitutional rights into virtual space, and build a foundation for a digital society. Digital life, liberty, and happiness . . .