Category: Virtual Reality

My latest contribution to The Next Web: connecting your brain to the Internet sounds great – but is it a good idea?

  SOURCE “Brain implants or other types of neural links, such as Brain Computer Interfaces (BCIs) between the brain, the internet, and the cloud, are quickly entering the realm of science rather than science fiction. The Defense Advanced Research Agency is ready to run trials with closed-loop mood control chips linked to AI ...

Digital Obesity or Analogue Anorexia? Welcome to the Future (expanded excerpt from “Technology vs Humanity”)

No escape from the data tsunami? Note: this post has been excerpted, expanded and adapted from my new book “Technology vs Humanity” (read more here, buy it on Amazon, buy singles or bulk orders from  the publisher – use discount code GL1)   The amount of information, data and media information available to us is growing ...

New video: my opening keynote presentation at the ITU Telecom World Leadership Summit for the Future in Doha, Dec 7, 2014

Take a look at all related ITU Future Summit resources and links here Download the slides: ITU Future Summit Gerd Leonhard Opening Presentation-web

Sonae FINCO’14 – Flash Interview with Gerd Leonhard on Digital Obesity and what makes us human

In this short video short at SONAE’s Finco event in Lisbon (see more here, including my slides) I comment on topics such as the future of work and where technology is taking us, digital ethics, telepresence, digital obesity, the future of travel and more.   via Sonae FINCO’14 – Flash Interview Gerd Leonhard – ...

Interesting initiative: Marriott Hotels Virtual Travel Experience (video)

Marriott Hotels created a virtual travel experience including live-action video, a mix of CGI and 4-D elements to deliver an unprecedented feeling of actually being in Hawaii and London. Watch this immersive experience come to life in this behind-the-scenes video. Learn more at TravelBrilliantly.com. via Behind-the-Scenes with Marriott Hotels Virtual Travel ...

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