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.
AI and other frontier technologies will help the world feed the world’s rapidly expanding population. But how will technology affect the 1 billion people who earn their livelihood as farmers? If AI can really feed the world, what is the right price to pay?
The board of ChatGPT may be firing its CEO, but that doesn't mean this revolution is slowing down. A whistle-stop tour from the dawn of time with Stanley Kubrick, to Gutenberg in 1453, and up to now, we look at the economics of innovation. With AI are we now facing catastrophe or a creative surge? Here's our bullet-point summary of the podcast between David McWilliams and Eric Lonergan.
The rise of extended reality has prompted new hope for high street retailers, with brick-and-mortar stores racing to implement new ways to reach their customers. Randy Ginsburg investigates the technology promising to transform how we shop.
How can society generate more positive visions for our future? Social media is a natural place to start. Priyanka Kanse tells us how her moodboard media network hopes to change how we share ideas, connect with others, and how we understand the world.
AI-generated models are storming the fashion industry, but what happens when the images that shape our social norms are made by algorithms? Randy Ginsburg explores what AI fashion models mean for human uniqueness, the future of niches, and how the fashion industry plans to keep up.
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.