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Futurithmic looks at the impact that advances in technology today will have on society tomorrow. Veteran journalist Michael Hainsworth interviews industry leaders and experts, exploring the challenges — and possible solutions — that the world will encounter in the future of emerging technologies. We’ll dive into topics like augmented reality,... Read More
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Buzz, buzz, buzz. It’s your smartphone again. So you check it and find … nothing. No calls, messages or notifications. What the heck just happened? It’s called phantom phone syndrome and it’s one example of how technology is rewiring our brains. Many scientific studies have been conducted on the phenomenon,... Read More
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As the industry overcomes technical hurdles of Augmented and Virtual Reality, it’s grappling with an existential crisis: how to remain ethical in the race to be first with new technologies. Dan Robbins, of industry frontrunner HTC, dives into the technical and the ethical advances as 5G wireless prepares to cut... Read More
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Fifth generation mobile, or 5G, is about to disrupt the wireless communications industry in a major way. Products, services, businesses and operating models are all set to change. Growth opportunities are unimaginable. Naturally, operators and vertical industries are clamoring to get on board and innovate. But wanting to harness the... Read More
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When it comes to Industry 4.0, 5G will be a major driver in allowing for new operating models. But to be successful, it must be embedded into the industrial automation process. Automation combined with the lightning speed of 5G will create greater efficiencies and cost savings but will also result... Read More
The Futurithmic Podcast is hosted by Editor-at-Large, Michael Hainsworth, veteran news reporter and lifelong geek. In the podcast, Michael talks with the most influential people of our time who have or are directly impacting our future. Upcoming guests include Galit Ariel (AR futurist), Jimmy Wales (Wikipedia Founder), and Rory Sutherland (Ogilvy Vice Chairman). Read More
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We now have the unprecedented ability to gather and analyze massive amounts of information. The digital data pond has transformed into an ocean that provides deep insights into behavioral patterns and personal preferences. Understanding and predicting user behaviors is a valuable resource for the private and public sector alike. But... Read More
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Humanity is at the cusp of an era of pure wonderment. Our everyday lives are laced with incredible technological advancements that, not so long ago, were considered the stuff of science fiction. When science fiction turns to science fact Science fiction has always played a vital role in the construct... Read More
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Pokémon Go gave the world its first blockbuster augmented reality (AR) success. It also gave most players their first interaction with a digital world layered on top of the “real” world. By comparison, virtual reality (VR) is more like the Matrix: the user is isolated in an individual experience, tricking... Read More
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Whether your knowledge of augmented reality (AR) begins and ends with adding bunny noses to your face during video chats, or you’ve spent endless hours virtually furnishing your living room, one thing’s for certain – augmented reality is having a moment. Using our smartphones and other devices to interact with... Read More

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