Maureen McHugh has lived in New York City, Austin, TX, the People’s Republic of China, and Los Angeles. Her first novel, China Mountain Zhang, a dystopian story set in a China-dominated future, was a New York Times Noteworthy Book and won the James Tiptree Award. Her short-story collection After The Apocalypse, was one of Publishers Weekly’s Ten Best Books of 2011. She currently lives in Los Angles where she writes interactive narratives and teaches Interactive Storytelling at the University of Southern California.
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Virtual Reality: The Ethics and Morals of a New Medium
Virtual reality, like all new media of human interactions, opens a new can of worms regarding ethics. What are the limits of user privacy? How do we protect children? What kinds of applications may inform these choices?