[This is my column from today's Metro newspapers across Canada. - AC]
Ever since Tupac’s hologram resurrection at Coachella last month, people have been talking about the potential for this technology.
“Bring Michael Jackson back and the Jacksons can restage the Victory Tour of 1984!” they say.
The original line-up of The Who could do another farewell tour. What would it be like to have Kurt Cobain and Jimi Hendrix in the same band at a show?
Reuters recently asked 1,100 people whom they would most like to see return from the dead. The answer was Ray Charles.
Some critics find this most distressing and I understand that. But we’ve been moving down this road towards virtual performers for decades.