The Covid-19 pandemic has shaken the world. Everyone is asking questions. How and when will restrictions be lifted? How will life be reshaped? New tracking technologies could make life manageable in the short term, but at what cost? The digital ethics questions they raise seem trivial in-the-moment but are a welcome gift to autocrats as…Read more
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One word - Extraordinary. I'd no idea what to expect when joining Gabriele Romagnoli for his 'How to Pitch XR' gathering in BigscreenVR last night. I didn't attend for the content (which was excellent), but to discover how VR could be used for events and meetings. Reflections on what made the experience: The sound quality…Read more
In this video, I explore a few practical changes we could see in the short to mid-term following these unusual times. You might think viral self-testing in smartphones seems far fetched? It's worth noting that Sharp introduced Geiger counters in their 'Pantone' range of phones following the Tohuku earthquake in 2011. What changes do you…Read more
In this short video, I offer NO advice whatsoever. It's purely a collection of ideas i've had about how the situation could move us forward. Optimistic, yes. Naive, maybe. But - why not aim for something better than doom-saying! It's the beginning of a short content series about 'Black Swan' events - what they are,…Read more
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