Episode 26: Rugged Tech Exploration…With Mike Libecki

What’s the worst accident your laptop has survived? A drop? A spilled cup of coffee? Mike Libecki, National Geographic Explorer, is a little harder on his tech. His laptop has survived -67 degree temperatures and curious polar bears because his job is to travel to the world’s most remote and extreme environments. His passion is to make the world a better place. On this episode, learn how Mike’s non-profit organization is using technology to transform lives around the world.

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How VR Is Poised to Transform the Music Industry

The world of virtual reality (VR) is taking hold across major music labels — such as Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment Inc., and Roc Nation — that are licensing VR-film projects, and selling virtual tickets to shows in the U.S. and UK.

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Retail’s Try-Before-You-Buy Engine: VR

While improving the customer shopping experience is key, retailers are also discovering another benefit of embracing immersive environments. The “try before you buy” experience that VR and AR technologies enable helps curtail returned merchandise.

3.5 – VR: What’s Possible in Reality?

Virtual Reality has become almost too real. But from early steps forward in video gaming technology to educational, healthcare and …

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Being There Via VR Helps English Learners Get Language Use Faster

Like with AR, virtual reality (VR) has been popping up everywhere in education, particularly in medical and manufacturing arenas, but it is only beginning to enter the world of adult-language learners.

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Diversity Is Only Half the Story: How Tech Can Help Foster Greater Inclusivity in the Workplace

Today, technology is playing a key role in creating corporate environments that encourage constructive discourse and empower underrepresented employees. Here are three buckets of technology that HR and IT teams can tap to turn inclusivity goals into realities.