The dawn of Web 3.0 is bringing technologies into the mainstream that many will find unfamiliar, but while metaverses have their pros and cons, they are the future. Canvas8 spoke to Dr. Robby Ratan about their power and what we’re really getting into when we pop on a headset.
Dr. Robby Ratan is an associate professor and AT&T scholar at Michigan State University’s department of media and information as well as director of the Social and Psychological Approaches to Research on Technology-Interaction Effects (SPARTIE) Lab.
Adrienne Matei is a journalist for publications including the New York Times, Bon Appetit, Vanity Fair, The Globe, and The Guardian. She writes about the intersection of online and offline culture from Gen Zer Tik Tok trends to the digital afterlife.
By using non-intrusive sensors in a senior’s home, the Billy app provides families and carers with insights into a loved one’s health and wellbeing. Aiming to keep a person comfortable in their home, its approach could provide a blueprint for aiding Australian’s ailing elderly care system.
People are nervous about emerging technologies, yet 63% of people don’t realise they already using AI every day. Canvas8 spoke with Alex Salkever, co-author of The Driver in the Driverless Car and VP of communications at Mozilla, to understand how we can rethink AI's presence in our lives.
A panacea for the pandemic, Design Emergency is a research project hosted on Instagram. Every week, the founders investigate the design industry’s response to COVID-19. The series also explores how the aftermath of the global crisis could reshape the way designers approach their craft.
Starved of human touch, face-to-face medical care, and enough social interaction to maintain mental health wellness, the pandemic has highlighted real issues in the healthcare system. Now focused on a solution, the ability to channel the human experience via tech innovation may well be the answer.