60 Seconds Into the Future
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Simply stated, creativity is the ability to take information from a variety often disparate sources and meld those ideas into new and novel ways of thinking about or solving a problem. Although computers are replacing humans for many tasks, creativity is something that computers cannot do, at least not in the way that we think of as human creativity.
004 Mixed Reality
MR differs from AR in that it requires a device that cannot only show the physical environment, but can also scan that environment to detect solid objects and their dimensions. Since this requires extra hardware, most commonly available devices that can do AR, are not candidates for MR.
003 Augmented Reality
AR can use hand-held digital devices, with front facing cameras, such as mobile phones and tablets. The camera will take in the surrounding live scene, and then place the virtual layer on top in real-time.
002 Virtual Reality
Virtual Reality — or VR — is a fully immersive digital experience, that completely replacing all visual and audio input for the individual . In other words, the outside world is completely obscured and replaced with a computer rendered world from the user's point-of-view.
001 Digital Realities
We’ve heard the promise that it’s just “a few years away” at least since the early 1990s, but it has never achieved widespread adaption.
Welcome to the Future
This podcast is for everyone looking for a short burst from the future to get their hopes, up and creativity high. 60 Seconds Into the Future will be available on my website, futurefuturist.com, and I’ll be posting to the twitter feed @future_futurist.