Mark Skwarek's "Augmented Reality Korean Unification Project" uses augmented reality to remove "weapons, checkpoints, fortifications, barriers, walls, and all reminders of the ongoing conflict from the Korean landscape." I think saying that it "erases the scars left by years of conflict between North and South Korea" may be a bit of an overstatement, but using AR to present alternate realities unaffected by real history is conceptually fascinating. "The Augmented Reality Korean Unification Project" (Thanks, Jason Tester!)
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