Foresight is one of the more achievable superpowers that humans can possess. Obviously not to the point of determining next week’s winning lottery numbers. But a milder version. Not to toot my own horn, but it’s a skill I’ve been honing for the past 12 years. On the frequent occasions I make a prediction that… Continue reading You have visionary foresight in your veins and just don’t know it
Yesterday, Elon Musk brought us one step closer to connecting our brains to the internet, announcing the updates to his brain-computer interface company – Neuralink. I remember getting carried away with Neuralink about 16 months ago when I made a video raving over possible use cases. It’s just one of those inventions that will make… Continue reading All the facts we know about Elon Musk’s Neural Lace, the robosurgeon, and early trials
The Rundown: Most digital humans that we’ve come across thus far have been entirely fictional beings. However, FaceMe and UBS have teamed up to show us that digital humans can also be representations of real people. In a way, they “cloned” their Chief Economist into a digital human that can attend client meetings and speak… Continue reading Why UBS wants a digital human version of their Chief Economist – Previewing the future of consumer interaction
Imagine if the line between the virtual and the real simply didn’t exist. Your classroom could become the cosmos. The past could be as vivid as the present. And this is just the beginning. Welcome to a new world. These are Tim Cook’s words about augmented reality. It was a bold claim coming from a… Continue reading An open letter to Magic Leap and the future of augmented reality
The internet is an invention of connection. Connecting information. Connecting products. Connecting people. But can it sustain a more meaningful connection – connecting genetic information? If so, then we’re on the cusp of massive medical breakthrough – from curing rare diseases to understanding the pathways of mental illness. The time for the Internet of DNA… Continue reading Will you surf the Internet of DNA?
After eight years, $2.3 billion, and a whole lot of hype, Magic Leap finally launched their augmented reality glasses – unveiling the invention that is supposed to replace the phone. And as if it were following a pessimist’s prophecy, it’s a bit of a disappointment. Just take the words of Palmer Luckey, one of Oculus’s… Continue reading Where do augmented reality glasses belong?
Our privacy is under siege. And it’s a battle on two fronts. In digital spaces, we can’t carry out a single keystroke without being recorded by our internet providers, tech corporations, and Big Brother. In physical spaces, we’re seeing more facial recognition surveillance cameras than ever before.But this can’t be the end-all-be-all… On the digital… Continue reading Are digital disguises our only hope at privacy?
Money, love, and stars. Pick almost anyone on this Earth, and I guarantee that their profession, daily routine, and actions are driven by one, or a combination of these variables. All of which, in some way, create a record of our individual existence – allowing us to be remembered after we’re gone. But what happens… Continue reading What matters most in life when you can be digitally immortalized?