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VR Fireside Chat: Inside a Virtual World Full of Surprises

VR Fireside Chat: Inside a Virtual World Full of Surprises 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. At the time, in conjunction with the event, my blog revisited a conversation I had with Philip…
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How to Unlock Creative Collaboration With Presence and Play

How to Unlock Creative Collaboration With Presence and Play Dan Klein is an improviser, performer, and educator. For the last 20 years, Dan has been teaching classes on improvisational theater, creativity, and storycrafting to Stanford students and executives around the world. He believes the practices of improv are teachable, learnable, and have the power to…
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The Future of Digital Health: Personalized Health Care Beyond the Doctor’s Office

The Future of Digital Health: Personalized Health Care Beyond the Doctor’s Office In an interview at Singularity University’s Exponential Medicine in San Diego, Leslie Saxon, founder and executive director of the USC Center for Body Computing, spoke about the Virtual Care Clinic her team is building. The concept for the Virtual Care Clinic was created in 2015…
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The Future of Cancer Treatment Is Personalized and Collaborative

The Future of Cancer Treatment Is Personalized and Collaborative In an interview at Singularity University’s Exponential Medicine in San Diego, Richard Wender, chief cancer control officer at the American Cancer Society, discussed how technology has changed cancer care and treatment in recent years. Just a few years ago, microscopes were the primary tool used in cancer…
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How Neuroscience Is Beginning to Rewire the Brain From the Inside Out

How Neuroscience Is Beginning to Rewire the Brain From the Inside Out In an interview at Exponential Medicine in San Diego, Singularity University faculty and speaker Dr. Divya Chander takes a look at how emerging technologies are letting us peer inside the human brain like never before. As an anesthesiologist and neuroscientist at Stanford University, Chander specializes in…
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How One of Silicon Valley’s Oldest Companies Survived Tech’s Biggest Transitions

How One of Silicon Valley’s Oldest Companies Survived Tech’s Biggest Transitions In an industry that celebrates newcomers and disruptors, tech companies over a decade old take on the air of grizzled veterans. Still, some Silicon Valley companies manage to ride out the cycles. Founded in 1939 and still going, Hewlett Packard is famous for its…
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How Clinical Trials Are Making the Case for MDMA in Psychotherapy

How Clinical Trials Are Making the Case for MDMA in Psychotherapy In an interview at Exponential Medicine in San Diego, speaker Brad Burge discussed the innovative applications of MDMA in psychotherapy. Burge is the director of strategic communications at non-profit MAPS (Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies). Historically, MDMA has been known as a psychedelic drug and was criminalized…
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