Justin du Coeur (jducoeur) wrote,
Justin du Coeur

It's a tad depressing to realize how cynical I sometimes can be...

Just came across this article, describing how some German researchers have developed a virtual chainsaw. The purpose of the thing is apparently to teach lumberjacks how to use chainsaws safely, by giving them a completely safe simulator that looks and feels exactly like the real thing. But my immediate reaction was, "The heck with lumberjacks -- if they can commercialize the thing, I bet they could sell a million of them as a game peripheral"...
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