Being There (In Person or Via Robot)

Why actually travel anywhere when you can beam yourself into a robot that’s already there?

Phil and Stephen discuss the emergence of the telepresence robot phenomenon. How important will this capability be for business in the coming years? And will we be using telepresence robots in our personal lives?

Here are the two Technology review articles mentioned in the discussion:

http://www.technologyreview.com/news/523541/a-telepresence-machine-to-watch-the-kids-or-visit-grandma/

http://www.technologyreview.com/review/422128/the-new-more-awkward-you/

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Phil Bowermaster is a nationally recognized author and speaker. He has more than 25 years experience writing about emerging technologies and the future. As co-host of the popular Internet radio series, The World Transformed, Phil has talked with leading scientists and technologists, best-selling authors, philosophers, filmmakers, artists, entrepreneurs and others who are shaping our understanding of the amazing era of transformation in which we live. Phil helps leaders and their organizations develop strategies for managing accelerating change. He shows how imagination, optimism, empathy, and humor can make all the difference in both understanding and making the most of the powerful currents of change we face.