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Data Center World 2021

Data Center World delivers expert strategy and insight on the technologies and concepts you need to know to plan, manage, and optimize your data center. Data Center World 2021 educational conference programming is focused on the rapidly advancing data center technologies like edge computing, co-location, hyperscale, and predictive analytics – all within a rapidly changing global business climate -- in order to give attendees a leg up on their competitors to become the new trailblazers of the data center.

The Future of Embodied Computing

Toshi Hoo  (Director of the Emerging Media Lab at Institute for the Future (with special guest, VR composer Daniel Berkman))

Location: S310

Date: Tuesday, August 17

Time: 9:10am - 10:10am

Pass Type: All Access, Standard, Expo Only - Get your pass now!

Session Type: Keynote

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Over the past century, civilization has shifted from a scarcity of information to an overabundance of data. New immersive and ambient interfaces, backed by rapidly evolving intelligent information systems, are enabling new forms of collaborative sensemaking, creating new relationships between our data, ourselves and our world. Toshi Anders Hoo, director of the Emerging Media Lab at the Institute for the Future, explains how, just as previous generations have been shaped by the technologies of their times, we will soon be having conversations, shared ideas, and experiences not possible before, and we will be doing it together – inside of our data. Using virtual reality and augmented reality technologies on stage, Hoo will demonstrate how we will soon have access to simulation technologies that will allow anyone to capture, design, inhabit, and share complex data-driven models of the world, both as it already exists, and as it could be – and how this will change the game for data center operations.