NOTE: This is an extract from our chapter on Healthcare in The Fourth Transformation: Why AR &AI Will Change Everything. Feedback welcome. In the fourth transformation, people will be leading healthier and longer lives. Of course, AR/VR will play roles in this, as will other enhanced technologies that tap directly into the human brain
Category Virtual/augmented reality
Note: This is an excerpt from Beyond Mobile: Life After Smartphones, the book I am writing with Robert Scoble. This is an excerpt from our chapter on entertainment and VR. It is a pre-edited version. We are looking for feedback. Please help us to write a better book. Entertainment and technology keep changing the possibilities
[NOTE: This is an extract from Beyond Media–Life After Smartphones, a new book I am writing with Robert Scoble.] There is something in our DNA that loves a good story. It goes back to our earliest recorded times. In fact, storytelling is how we record history. Picture, if you will, a cave-dwelling clan of
[NOTE: This is an extract from Beyond Media–Life After Smartphones, a new book I am writing with Robert Scoble. It is an extract from Chapter 1: What Zuck Saw. We are looking for feedback, which you can leave here, on Messenger or at shelisrael1@gmail. We are also looking for funding from corporate and individual sponsors.
In Age of Context, Robert Scoble and I identified five converging tech forces: Mobile/Wearables, Social Media, Data, the Internet of Things [sensors] and location technologies. We said that these five forces were converging and it would be the foundation of an entirely new era changing much about work and life over the coming five years.
Among the most discussed product launches at CES was Oculus Rift, the first consumer product from the company Facebook acquired for $2 billion. It immediately drew great excitement and simultaneous criticism. Much of the criticism centered around the significant hardware investment that this new virtual reality [VR] headset will require to achieve the rapid adoption that some predict.
Every January since 1907, the auto industry has introduced its newest models at the North American International Auto Show, more commonly known by its old name of the Detroit Auto Show. It predates CES, the world’s traditional gadget festival, by several decades and originally the two shows had little or nothing to do with each other
In Age of Context, my earlier book with Robert Scoble, we talked about how rapid and relentless changes in mobile, social, data, location and sensor technologies had caused a freaky factor,one in which the devices we carry were starting to know us better than the people closest to us, and was starting to anticipate what we