Free software That's "free" as in "free speech", of course.Apple's iron grip on its App Store means that for developers, it's Apple's way or the highway.I occasionally help my clients find and interview other marketing agencies and professionals, since I speak the lingo and know what to look for. So it’s a shame when I find an honest, earnest young professional and have to say he’s just not good enough. detector can sense a snake-oil seller after just a few words, and I enjoy clearing out posers to create opportunities for truly talented and ethical professionals.Hipsters everywhere were horrified by news this week that their much-loved facial hair may contain more faeces than a toilet.But some experts claim the results of the study may have been misinterpreted Robert Pattison (left) is pictured sporting bristles at the premier of his film 'Life' in February, while Ben Affleck (right) attended the 85th Academy Awards with a full beard he said was his 'good luck charm' Professor Anthony Hilton, head of biological and biomedical sciences at Aston University, said research has confirmed beards can spread bacteria - but so too can clean-shaven faces.And that post has some VR fans absolutely freaking out. You know those big events where people try VR for the first time? pic.twitter.com/ng NQK5Qi FB — Drift0r (@Drift0r) October 25, 2016 That claim, which has been shared widely on social media, hasn't been substantiated and the Twitter user didn't respond to a request for comment regarding the post. "The chance of getting the herpes simplex virus from a VR headset is so remote, it’s practically non-existent," says Dr.But when you consider how many people share VR headsets at offices, parties and, egad, conferences, the anxiety around picking up something horrible from a VR headset is more than understandable. Rebecca Taylor, a Nashville-based ophthalmologist and a spokesperson for the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Recently, a developer posted a chat screenshot on Twitter of a person claiming to have contracted ocular herpes from a dirty virtual reality headset.
Also, there is the fact that VR headsets don't come in contract with common Herpes infection sites: usually around the lips, genitalia, and, possibly, but rarely, ocular.
Can you get herpes on your cheek or on your forehead?
"Transmission is person to person, you mainly get it from close contact from oral secretions." According to Dr. "[Herpes simplex virus] can survive outside the body from a second to days.
Taylor, in general, a person who self-diagnoses and claims to have contracted ocular herpes from a VR headset is likely to have already contracted the virus in the aforementioned, traditional manner prior to donning the device. That said, just because it survives doesn't mean it has the capability to infect a new host," says Dr.