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VR-Enhanced Learning & Memory

By Peter H. Diamandis on Aug 29, 2021

Can virtual reality (VR) help us treat Alzheimer’s and other memory disorders?

Topics: Education Abundance AR/VR Entrepreneurship Exponentials Medicine/Health Longevity Abundance 360 virtual reality Learning Upgrade
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VR leaps into the disruptive phase

By Peter H. Diamandis on Nov 25, 2020

In 2016, combined venture investments in VR, AR, and mixed reality (MR) exceeded $1.25 billion. In 2019, that number increased more than 3X to $4.1 billion.

Topics: Abundance Entrepreneurship Exponentials Mindset Abundance 360 virtual reality Augmented Reality future of education exponential technology future tech
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WEBINAR: The Next Manufacturing Era with Jim Heppelmann, CEO @ PTC

By Peter H. Diamandis on Oct 14, 2020

What is the future of digital manufacturing? What does it have to do with Augmented Reality?

Topics: 3D Printing virtual reality Augmented Reality Singularity University exponential technology video webinar
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VR’s leap into the disruptive phase

By Peter H. Diamandis on Oct 23, 2019

In 2016, venture investments in VR exceeded US$800 million, while AR and MR received a total of $450 million. Just a year later, investments in AR and VR startups doubled to US$3.6 billion.

Topics: AR/VR virtual reality
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Abundance Insider: August 9th, 2019

By Peter H. Diamandis on Aug 9, 2019

In this week's Abundance Insider: Samsung's 'smart' contact lenses, gamified tree-planting, and this week's virtual conference experiment.

Topics: Abundance Insider Future of Work AR/VR AI food Artificial Intellegence virtual reality environment capital Augmented Reality China computation future of food
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Disrupting Real Estate & Construction

By Peter H. Diamandis on May 26, 2019

In the wake of the housing market collapse of 2008, one entrepreneur decided to dive right into the failing real estate industry. But this time, he didn’t buy any real estate to begin with. Instead, Glenn Sanford decided to launch the first-ever cloud-based real estate brokerage, eXp Realty.

Topics: Energy Abundance Materials Science AR/VR Transportation Abundance 360 Real Estate a360 virtual reality Autonomous Drones materials autonomous vehicles construction flying cars electric vehicles immersive worlds solar cells solar power cars ridesharing future of real estate future of construction new structures seasteading Boring Company floating cities future of cities
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Convergence in VR/AR: 5 Anticipated Breakthroughs to Watch

By Peter H. Diamandis on May 5, 2019

Convergence is accelerating disruption… everywhere!

Topics: Abundance AR/VR Abundance 360 a360 virtual reality Augmented Reality film entertainment augmented manufacturing convergence catalyzer convergence immersive worlds movies edutainment
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Education at All Ages

By Peter H. Diamandis on Feb 24, 2019

Today, over 77 percent of Americans own a smartphone with access to the world’s information and near-limitless learning resources.

Topics: Education Abundance AR/VR Data AI Artificial Intellegence virtual reality XPRIZE connectivity Web 3.0 Spatial Web adult literacy retooling professional training future of education online education edtech ESL automation Learning Upgrade literacy job market mobile devices mobile learning People ForWords
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Future of Work, Free Time & Play

By Peter H. Diamandis on Dec 23, 2018

How we work and play is about to transform.

Topics: Future of Work AR/VR virtual reality future Augmented Reality Web 3.0 Spatial Web free time gaming storytelling future of play film
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Spatial Web & the Future of Work

By Peter H. Diamandis on Dec 9, 2018

What is the future of work?

Is our future one of ‘technological socialism’ (where technology is taking care of our needs)?

Topics: Future of Work AR/VR cryptocurrencies blockchain Artificial Intellegence virtual reality Augmented Reality Web 3.0 Spatial Web office
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The Spatial Web - Part 2

By Peter H. Diamandis on Nov 18, 2018

Converging exponential technologies will transform media, advertising and the retail world. The world we see, through our digitally enhanced eyes, will multiply and explode with intelligence, personalization and brilliance.

Topics: AR/VR Media + Press retail cryptocurrencies blockchain Artificial Intellegence virtual reality advertising Augmented Reality distributed ledger internet of things digitization Web 3.0 democratization mixed reality the Internet Spatial Web the Web decentralization news
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The Spatial Web - Part 1

By Peter H. Diamandis on Nov 11, 2018

The boundaries between digital and physical space are disappearing at a breakneck pace. What was once static and boring is becoming dynamic and magical.

Topics: AR/VR cryptocurrencies blockchain Artificial Intellegence virtual reality Augmented Reality distributed ledger internet of things digitization Web 3.0 democratization mixed reality the Internet Spatial Web the Web decentralization
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Abundance Insider: October 26th, 2018

By Peter H. Diamandis on Oct 26, 2018

In this week's Abundance Insider: Molecular computing biosensors, space botany, and fine dining in virtual reality.

Topics: Abundance Insider Space Energy Materials Science AR/VR Artificial Intellegence virtual reality materials solar energy nano technology Genetics
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Back-to-School Thoughts: Future of Education

By Peter H. Diamandis on Sep 9, 2018

As kids worldwide head back to school, I’d like to share my thoughts on the future of education.

Topics: Education AR/VR AI Technology Artificial Intellegence virtual reality future
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Abundance Insider: August 3rd, 2018 Edition

By Peter H. Diamandis on Aug 3, 2018

In this week's Abundance Insider: Cell-sized sensing robots, personalized Virtual Reality horror games, and the first 5G smartphone antennas.

Topics: Abundance Insider Robotics AR/VR AI retail Artificial Intellegence virtual reality e-commerce nanotech nano technology ibm
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Abundance Insider: July 27th, 2018 Edition

By Peter H. Diamandis on Jul 27, 2018

In this week's Abundance Insider: AI-equipped hotel rooms, plane-repairing robo-beetles, and Amazon's Virtual Reality kiosks.

Topics: Abundance Insider Robotics AR/VR AI retail Artificial Intellegence virtual reality Amazon e-commerce
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Abundance Insider: July 20th, 2018 Edition

By Peter H. Diamandis on Jul 20, 2018

In this week's Abundance Insider: Living solar cells, digitally cloned executives, and a $1B real estate company that operates entirely in Virtual Reality.

Topics: Abundance Insider Energy 3D Printing AR/VR AI Real Estate Artificial Intellegence virtual reality adidas solar cern
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Mind-Blowing -- My VR Fireside Chat in High fidelity

By Peter H. Diamandis on Jun 24, 2018

Two weeks ago, I gave my first virtual reality presentation -- a virtual fireside chat with my friend Philip Rosedale, the CEO of High Fidelity and creator of Second Life.

Topics: AR/VR High Fidelity virtual reality