VR lets you fire a virtual employee to practice doing it for real

CNET | Aug 15, 2019 at 4:06 PM
  • Poor Barry Thompson is about to get fired, and you’re the unfortunate one shouldered with lowering the ax.
  • Talespin’s virtual humans give trainees the chance to practice other challenging interpersonal situations with colleagues and co-workers, such as giving managerial feedback, negotiating and making a sale.
  • Or, as Talespin’s Jackson puts it, “Virtual humans can help us become better humans.”