‘The future’

What era are we in?

What era are we in?

How would you answer this question? In what era are we? Most people would say that we are in the era of technology. However, Jonar Nader disagrees. Here, he talks...

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Telepresence in space

Telepresence in space

How do you mimic a person’s presence, without sending a person into a dangerous place? Can telepresence, along with artificial intelligence, help to build...

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Different types of virtual reality

Different types of virtual reality

Jonar explains the various types of virtual reality systems such as calculative VR, exploratory VR, interruptive VR, and immersive VR. To listen to an excerpt...

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Virtual reality defined

Virtual reality defined

If you are scared of spiders, would you still be scared of a virtual spider? Studies show that it’s all in the mind. Jonar Nader explains why virtual reality...

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Virtual reality beyond entertainment

Virtual reality beyond entertainment

What will be the effects of virtual reality on people and their brain, beyond the world of entertainment. To listen to an excerpt from the radio broadcast, please...

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The limits of silicon

The limits of silicon

There will come a time when silicon chips might soon hit a barrier. Moore’s Law calls fro a doubling of the capacity of the chip every eighteen months, but...

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Convergent technologies and ebooks

Convergent technologies and ebooks

Having a fast computer but slow networks is problematic. Jonar Nader discusses the good and the bad aspects of technology that are forced to touch each other....

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What is telepresence

What is telepresence

Telepresence is a form of virtual reality where a person is re-mapped into a computer program so that they can practically be somewhere else. Doctors could benefit...

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What are smart rooms?

What are smart rooms?

What will the future hold in terms of smart rooms that can know exactly who is in the room, what their preferences are, and what they need. Jonar Nader discusses...

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Internet via electricity lines, not phone lines

Internet via electricity lines, not phone lines

Can the speed of the internet be improved if it no longer used phone lines, and started to use electricity lines instead? Can street lamps relay the data? Will...

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