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Nando Times on the next-generation Virtual Hell

"They hope to develop simulators to help soldiers learn the customs of foreign countries to prepare them for the kind of peacekeeping missions that have taken troops on short notice to places like Bosnia and Kosovo. For example, a soldier could take an online course about an area's history, then enter a virtual reality where a "guide" could lead the soldier through a town." Cute. Really cute. This is what it's really going to be used for.

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