"Time's newest cover was supposed to show off the wonders of cutting-edge virtual reality (VR). Instead, it gave the magazine a lesson in the time-tested art of Photoshop.Time Magazine's Virtual Reality Cover Spawns Hysterical New Meme
The cover features an image of Palmer Luckey, inventor of the Oculus Rift virtual reality device, apparently consumed by some VR moment -- and it spawned instant ridicule on the Internet."
Friday, August 07, 2015
Time Magazine's Virtual Reality Cover Spawns Hysterical New Meme (Huffington Post)
The Time VR cover story is behind its paywall, but HuffPo pulled together a handy roundup of the cover art reinterpretations; also see Debate Rages Over Whether Or Not TIME's Oculus Cover Has Killed VR (Forbes) and 11 Things We Learned By Trying Every Virtual Reality Headset Out There (Time -- not paywalled)