The Future You

TEDxBarcelona Live – MBA Student Thomas Miessen on The Future You

The Future You

My MBA colleagues and I were lucky to join the live stream of TED’s Vancouver event, held at the Mobile World Centre in the heart of Barcelona. In between talks, participants had the opportunity to mingle, network and exchange ideas. The buzzing atmosphere in the conference-like setup was just perfect to discuss the important issues brought up in the talks.

There were 22 speakers. Some orbited the fields of mind and meaning – discussing neuroscience and alternate ways of thinking. Others, about the planet and protection, towards a more sustainable future.

My colleagues and I used this event to discuss Virtual Reality (VR) and its potentially massive impact on our lives in the near future. Considering our different backgrounds – the Netherlands, Scotland, Morocco, Pakistan and Germany – it was still evident that we all agreed that this technology will revolutionise the world we live in. VR is already implemented in various business segments – take medicine, retail and the automotive industry for example. Just imagine the power and influence of VR innovation.

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