Oculus Primed: Meet the Geniuses Who Finally Mastered Virtual Reality
In May 2012, a programmer named John Carmack tweeted a picture of what looked like steampunk bifocals made out of a black shoebox. “This is a lot cooler than it looks,” read the caption. He was right. Since then, that awkward contraption—now more streamlined, and known as the Oculus Rift—has become the most anticipated new product in gaming since the Nintendo Wii got people off the couch.