DRAM 2021 - Accelerant
This year we are exploring technology discussions around futurism, aesthetics, fact-checking, data visualization, privacy (encryption), transparency (blockchain), biohacking, multi-sensory experiences, ethical governance, and more.
Technology grows exponentially, but the covid pandemic has served as an accelerant for certain items, pushing them ahead way faster than they might have been otherwise. 2020 has seen explosions in Work-from-Home, Online Shopping, Medical Research, and Social Media Fraud, to name just a few areas. After the pandemic is stabilized, some genies will not go back into their bottles. Which, and why? With what consequences?