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Planning for the new World – II

Harnessing the Fourth Industrial Revolution We are already in the path of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the one characterised by a merging of the physical, digital and -at least for some- biological world. Personally I tend to limit the characterisation to the merging of physical and digital leaving the merging …

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So many Big Brothers… IV

Entertainment It used to be the national television and radio programs and the providers new basically nothing about me (the state, in Italy, knew you had a television set because they charged you an annual “tax” on that). Now, I subscribe to Netflix, to Apple TV, to Amazon Prime, and …

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Moving your fingers in the cyberspace

Sony researchers were due to present a paper at CHI 2020,  scheduled at the end of April in Honolulu, Hawaii, but because of the epidemic the conference was cancelled. Their paper, however, is available. And it is a paper worth reading. The title, “Evaluation of Machine Learning Techniques for hand …

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The Venn Room

As I am locked down I turn to the cyberspace to regain a bit of freedom and maintain some sort of human touch. The use of Bluejeans, Skype, Teams, Zoom and similar has increased significantly, in synch with the epidemic, I would say. That is fine, and actually I am …

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Could the convergence of Mixed Reality, Robots and Social Networks be the future of hybrid attendance and participation in conferences and other gathering events?

Posted on behalf of Louis Nisiotis and Lyuba Alboul As a result of the recent outbreak of COVID-19 and the wide-reaching recommendations for discouraging or even prohibiting large gatherings, many conferences, concerts, matches and tournaments, and various meetings have either being postponed, cancelled or changed venues, with some of them deciding to …

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Virtual Holoportation

Over 15 years ago I was fortunate of working at the Future Centre with a team of young people from all over the world attracted to Venice and to the opportunity of envisaging the (a possible) future. One of the future scenarios that was created was about a grandfather and …

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