Lockdown life is better in virtual reality

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There was a beach and balloons and the message “Will you marry me?” scrawled across the sky. Except there wasn’t. None of it was real. Despite this strange fact, she said yes.Confused? “She” is Stella Moris. He is her new fiancé, Julian Assange. In an interview with The Sunday Times last weekend, Moris revealed how he had proposed to her using virtual reality — or VR. He was holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London. She was in the outside world. Both were wearing VR headsets. His proposal took place in a virtual world of his creation.It’s the kind of stunt you might expect from the unconventional Australian, the founder of WikiLeaks. However, as most of the world faced its own

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