Researchers are increasingly looking to virtual reality to explain the climate crisis in new, impactful ways. From ecotourism to education to direct action, Clovis McEvoy explores how VR is cutting through the noise to communicate the planet’s greatest issue.
When a Harvard Senior Fellow told Mark Fielding that every university dean was a fan of the metaverse, he had to find out how they're using extended reality to reinvent university education. What he learnt was how classrooms without walls can transform the university experience.
Amidst rising sea levels, the island nation of Tuvalu is exploring digitising itself in the metaverse. Clovis McEvoy writes that it is one of many extended reality experiments that show how the future of the internet lies in connection and collaboration.
The interplay between technology and culture is underrated. Leo Nasskau explains why technology creates a thousand futures, but culture determines which one we take.
Apple’s long-awaited headset has arrived with unrivalled hardware and an unrivalled price. But the Vision Pro aims to do more than wow. Clovis McEvoy analyses the tech, the experience, and what else is needed to create a computing revolution.
Social media laid the foundations for exploring who we are online. Today, those limits are being shattered. From avatars to AR lenses, we’re witnessing the birth of a new paradigm for self-expression. With the value of the digital fashion industry expected to soar in the 2020s, what this means for the clothes we wear is the billion dollar question.
The second annual Metaverse Fashion Week event, set in Decentraland’s Luxury District, featured more than 60 brands, from iconic names like DKNY to smaller web3-native upstarts like DressX. While attendance went down, sales went up, and alarm bells signalling the start of the digital fashion era went off. Randy Ginsburg explores what the future of fashion holds and how we can expect to get there.
The global EdTech market is expected to reach over $230 billion by 2028, with over $20 billion of institutional investment in 2021 alone. AR will, without question, play a big part in this growth. Randy Ginsburg explores how augmented reality is already changing the world of education and what to expect in the future.