IDG Contributor Network: Virtual reality and blockchain — the future of STEM?

An acronym used to describe the four most progressive fields in human thinking, STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. History has woven these subjects together in a tapestry that displays how the boundaries of our modern civilization have been tested, and yet, this important aggregate field is not without problems. Take two of these, mathematics and technology, for example.

Mathematics is an ancient system for bringing order to the world, and among other things, it provides the human brain with a way to comprehend quantities that none of the five senses experience.

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IDG Contributor Network: Virtual reality and blockchain — the future of STEM?

An acronym used to describe the four most progressive fields in human thinking, STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. History has woven these subjects together in a tapestry that displays how the boundaries of our modern civilization have been tested, and yet, this important aggregate field is not without problems. Take two of these, mathematics and technology, for example.

Mathematics is an ancient system for bringing order to the world, and among other things, it provides the human brain with a way to comprehend quantities that none of the five senses experience.

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IDG Contributor Network: Virtual reality and blockchain — the future of STEM?

An acronym used to describe the four most progressive fields in human thinking, STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. History has woven these subjects together in a tapestry that displays how the boundaries of our modern civilization have been tested, and yet, this important aggregate field is not without problems. Take two of these, mathematics and technology, for example.

Mathematics is an ancient system for bringing order to the world, and among other things, it provides the human brain with a way to comprehend quantities that none of the five senses experience.

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How Ford uses HoloLens to drive automotive design

Few industries are undergoing more technology-driven change than the automotive sector, which has found itself roiled by ride-sharing services, as well as electric and self-driving cars. Another kind of digital disruption is happening at Ford Motor Co., where designers are using Microsoft's HoloLens headset to refine the look and feel of the company’s cars in accordance with human-centric design principles.

HoloLens enables what is known as a "mixed reality" experience. Akin to virtual reality and augmented reality, mixed reality overlays contextual information atop a display. Blending physical and digital worlds, HoloLens helps employees complete their work untethered from a desk. Such flexibility, accompanied by the promise of improved operating efficiency, is a big reason why retailers, airlines and healthcare companies are embracing the technology.

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(Insider Story)

How Ford uses HoloLens to drive automotive design

Few industries are undergoing more technology-driven change than the automotive sector, which has found itself roiled by ride-sharing services, as well as electric and self-driving cars. Another kind of digital disruption is happening at Ford Motor Co., where designers are using Microsoft's HoloLens headset to refine the look and feel of the company’s cars in accordance with human-centric design principles.

HoloLens enables what is known as a "mixed reality" experience. Akin to virtual reality and augmented reality, mixed reality overlays contextual information atop a display. Blending physical and digital worlds, HoloLens helps employees complete their work untethered from a desk. Such flexibility, accompanied by the promise of improved operating efficiency, is a big reason why retailers, airlines and healthcare companies are embracing the technology.

To read this article in full, please click here

(Insider Story)

How Ford uses HoloLens to drive automotive design

Few industries are undergoing more technology-driven change than the automotive sector, which has found itself roiled by ride-sharing services, as well as electric and self-driving cars. Another kind of digital disruption is happening at Ford Motor Co., where designers are using Microsoft's HoloLens headset to refine the look and feel of the company’s cars in accordance with human-centric design principles.

To read this article in full, please click here