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The Nether: A Brief History of Virtual Reality

By Maggie Rogers WHAT IS VIRTUAL REALITY? Virtual Reality (VR) is central to Jennifer Haley’s The Nether. VR is computer-generated simulation of a three-dimensional image or environment. It can be interacted with in a seemingly real or physical way by a person using special electronic…

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The Nether: Exploring a Life Outside of Consequence

By MAGGIE ROGERS, Literary Manager & Resident Dramaturg TRIGGER WARNING: Mention of pedophilia.  When I was seven years old, my family got our first computer. It was positioned right next to my turtle, Matilda, who smelled like shit. My Dad told me she ran away…

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