Social Media in a Networked Reality: How Virtual Spaces May Spark a Revolution

Widespread adoption of fully immersive technologies is upon us. As VR becomes more mainstream with the help of 5G and WebXR, social media users will get used to “meeting” in VR spaces in which everyone is represented by an avatar.

High-five an Olympic Athlete: Robots to Virtually Transport Fans to Tokyo 2020

While sports enthusiasts are planning their July 2020 trips to Tokyo for the summer Olympic Games, Toyota Motor Corporation is stirring up the telepresence robot market with models that help remote fans interact with athletes and virtually attend the games, assist guests with disabilities, fetch javelins and more.

Lessons From a User-Trusted Data Trust

What did Johns Hopkins Medicine’s data trust administrator do when faced with the challenge of protecting patient privacy while using records to improve care and facilitate research?

How AI Helps Give ALS Patients a Voice

Stuart Moss lost his father to Motor Neuron Disease, also called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig’s disease. An IT innovation manager at Rolls-Royce, he is working to bring the top technology companies together to create assistive tools to help give patients a voice.

Spreading a Message of Kindness: Why and How the Vatican Revamped Its Technology

The Vatican transformed its technology to meet the needs of a digital culture. Its communication initiatives aim to convey a message of kindness so that the intended audience is able and willing to receive it.

Why We Need to Encourage Children to Imagine the ‘Science Fiction’

The Institute for the Future and Dell Technologies are exploring emerging technologies as they intersect with evolving social and economic forces to define the future of work. See how children in Mumbai react to classroom visitors as they learn the possibilities of careers not yet created.