Ladies and gentleman, strap on your goggles: Analysts and pundits predict that 2016 will be the year that virtual reality finally takes off. Venture capitalists have already plowed $658 million into virtual reality, and Google and Facebook are each gunning to corner the market on headsets.
For people whose main associations with virtual reality involve 1990s computer games and The Matrix, this fresh wave of excitement may seem hard to understand. But it’s not too late to catch up. Here are five books that can help you understand what all the fuss is about….