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Jesse Damiani

Jesse Damiani

Jesse Damiani is a senior writer at Freethink covering emerging technologies. He is also a curator at Nxt Museum and Games for Change, and formerly served as Director of Emerging Technology at Southern New Hampshire University, where he led the Future of Work initiative. His writing has also appeared in Adweek, Billboard, Entrepreneur, Forbes, HuffPost, IndieWire, Quartz, The Verge, VRScout, and WIRED, among others.

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Recent Work by Author

Recyclable Electronics
A World’s First: Printable Electronics Now Fully Recyclable
recyclable electronics
Recyclable Electronics
A World’s First: Printable Electronics Now Fully Recyclable
Duke researchers show new recyclable electronics technique that reclaims nearly 100% of carbon-based printed transistors using water and sound.
May 15, 2021

Duke researchers show new recyclable electronics technique that reclaims nearly 100% of carbon-based printed transistors using water and sound.

The Future Explored
Stablecoins, CBDCs, and the Future of Money
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The Future Explored
Stablecoins, CBDCs, and the Future of Money
What role would a Fedcoin play in the evolving landscape of digital currency?
May 14, 2021

What role would a Fedcoin play in the evolving landscape of digital currency?

The Future Explored
Simulated Walking Is a Big Step Forward for VR Accessibility
VR walking
The Future Explored
Simulated Walking Is a Big Step Forward for VR Accessibility
Researchers in Japan have developed a system that makes your brain think you're walking — even when you're sitting still.
May 4, 2021

Researchers in Japan have developed a system that makes your brain think you're walking — even when you're sitting still.

Antitrust
What’s at Stake in the Epic vs. Apple Trial
Epic vs. Apple trial
Antitrust
What’s at Stake in the Epic vs. Apple Trial
One of the biggest antitrust lawsuits in the history of Big Tech kicked off this week — here’s what you need to know.
May 4, 2021

One of the biggest antitrust lawsuits in the history of Big Tech kicked off this week — here’s what you need to know.

Accessibility
Making VR More Accessible for the Hearing Impaired
VR Accessibility
Accessibility
Making VR More Accessible for the Hearing Impaired
In his latest project, Myles de Bastion shows how VR accessibility could be extended to the hearing-impaired in remote settings through ‘environmental captioning’ and sign language.
May 3, 2021

In his latest project, Myles de Bastion shows how VR accessibility could be extended to the hearing-impaired in remote settings through ‘environmental captioning’ and sign language.

The Metaverse
Rec Room is VR’s First ‘Unicorn’ Software Startup. Who Are They and What Makes...
rec room
The Metaverse
Rec Room is VR’s First ‘Unicorn’ Software Startup. Who Are They and What Makes...
An emphasis on community and user-generated content has driven success for the game-based virtual world.
May 1, 2021

An emphasis on community and user-generated content has driven success for the game-based virtual world.

Build for Tomorrow
5 Ways We All Live like Royalty
Royalty
Build for Tomorrow
5 Ways We All Live like Royalty
Our fantasy world of the past has become everyday reality.
April 30, 2021

Our fantasy world of the past has become everyday reality.

Holograms
Holographic Collaboration May Be the Future of Work
Holographic Collaboration
Holograms
Holographic Collaboration May Be the Future of Work
Campfire emerges from stealth with an integrated system for real-time, remote 3D collaboration.
April 27, 2021

Campfire emerges from stealth with an integrated system for real-time, remote 3D collaboration.

VR For Good
Can VR Help Formerly Incarcerated Individuals Return to the Job Force?
project overcome
VR For Good
Can VR Help Formerly Incarcerated Individuals Return to the Job Force?
Goodwill and Accenture have teamed up to create “Project Overcome,” a VR experience that simulates the job-seeking process in hopes of curtailing recidivism.
April 25, 2021

Goodwill and Accenture have teamed up to create “Project Overcome,” a VR experience that simulates the job-seeking process in hopes of curtailing recidivism.