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Where Paul McCartney, virtual reality and a 3D camera collide
Where Paul McCartney, virtual reality and a 3D camera collide

Sir Paul McCartney is sitting less than five feet from me at a grand piano, singing his 1973 hit "Live and Let Die." When I turn my head to the right, his drummer is about six feet away. If I swivel 90 degrees, I can see the production crew hoisting cameras and running power cords behind the stage. I’m on stage with McCartney and his band as he performs at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park. Except, I’m not actually on stage. I’ve never even been to Candlestick Park. I’m sitting in a conference room in downtown San Francisco with an Oculus Rift virtual reality headset snugly fit around my head and a pair of headphones wrapped around my ears. The...

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