The Hybrid Reality Institute
A Research and Advisory Group Focused on Human-Technology Co-Evolution and Its Implications for Global Business, Society and Politics
The Hybrid Reality Institute explores human-technology co-evolution and geotechnology, and their implications for society, business and politics.
The Hybrid Reality Institute hosts invite-only brainstorming salons around the world on the future of commerce, education, health and other relevant topics.
The Hybrid Reality Institute advises clients on how to leverage emerging technologies to achieve strategic goals, especially building intelligent urban environments.
News and Events
Engineering Serendipity | The New York Times (April 2013)
WHEN Yahoo banned its employees from working from home in February, the reasons it gave had less to do with productivity than serendipity. “Some of the best decisions and insights come from hallway and cafeteria discussions, meeting new people, and impromptu team meetings,” explained the accompanying memo.
The Bio-Crime Prophecy I Wired Magazine (May 2013)
There have always been hackers. If we look back 30 years to the earliest days of the personal computer, the first iteration were DIY types with cobbled-together devices, tinkering in garages and basements and meeting periodically to share their stories. Their intentions were mostly non-malicious: they hacked for fun and to learn what was possible.