And that’s just really scratching the surface. I could do a 50-part series on every single thing that the animated sitcom has gotten right over the years, with the most recent example being Apple’s Vision Pro virtual reality headset.
If you thought we were all bad at communicating before thanks to our smartphones, just wait until these virtual reality headsets catch on and replace our smart devices.
Right now, Apple is probably pricing a lot of consumers out (each headset costs $3,500), but once they become more affordable, you’ll likely be out and about in the world and seeing a lot of people driving down the road like this:
Does Apple have a legal disclaimer on the proper use of a Vision Pro?
It won’t be long until these headsets take over, and you might be asking yourself “what would a complete take over look like?”
I’m glad you asked, because The Simpsons gave us a pretty good idea of what the human race could soon be experiencing with these “virtual reality glasses” in an episode that aired in October of 2016 (almost 8 years ago).
Granted, the Oculus Rift (another virtual reality headset) came out that year, so they didn’t necessarily predict the product itself. However, with many Apple Vision Pro owners opting to use their headsets out in the real world, The Simpson did seem to predict that part of it.