Data Myths

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Summary

How will augmented reality (AR) continue to change the world as we know it today? How will virtual reality fit in? Brian and Malinda explore the world of AR and discuss the positives and negatives of the Fyre Festival, Blippar, Pokémon Go, and digital cloning.

Show Notes

Summary: Will augmented reality (AR) become highly-regulated? Why are virtual reality (VR) sales dropping off a cliff? Will Brian ever dupe robocallers with his Australian accent? Brian and Malinda explore the world of AR and discuss its history, its future, and all its societal pitfalls. This episode weighs the positives and negatives of the Fyre Festival, Blippar, Pokémon Go, and digital cloning. In addition to sharing their own shopping preferences, Brian and Malinda challenge brick and mortar stores to deliver a better digital experience to their shoppers. Will smart mirrors save the shopping mall? Find out on this episode of the Data Myths podcast.

What We Covered:
1:00 - AR shoe app & AR in shopping
2:00 - What are VR (Virtual Reality) and AR (Augmented Reality)?
6:00 - First use of AR
7:00 - Present day examples of AR: Snapchat & 19 Crimes Wine
10:00 - Boeing using AR to cut costs
11:00 - VR trends in gaming
13:00 - Rise and fall of Blippar and Pokémon GO
15:00 - The future of AR and VR
16:00 - Will AR kill the shopping mall that we know today?
22:00 - As apps allow for more video, voice, and location editing, who is to stop users from misusing it? What could the legal ramifications be?
27:00 - Baidu Deep Voice research
28:00 - What is Google Duplex and how is it being used today?
30:00 - Immersive AR games like Pokémon GO causing an increase in accidents and death.
31:00 - How do we as a society reconcile a reality that is only somewhat real?
41:00 - Fyre Festival disaster
45:00 - Should AI and robocallers announce that they are a robot?
47:00 - Can we trust digital photos?

What is Data Myths?

Uniting dataphiles and dataphobes one podcast at a time. Listen as the Gagnons interview industry leaders and startup founders, review new tech trends and products, and examine how data and technology drive our professional and personal worlds.