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The Internet of Places: Discussing our upcoming webinar on March 7th, 2023 4-5pm PST :: with Joel Fariss and Mike Anderson

In this episode of Ventures, my guests Joel Fariss (https://www.linkedin.com/in/joelfariss/), Mike Anderson (https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikeandersonjr/), and I discuss the topics of our upcoming webinar on the Internet of Places (register here for free → https://www2.gensler.com/se-internet-of-places, it will take place March 7th, 2023 4-5pm PST). We talk about how the Future of Work, cities, real estate, and architectural design will interact with and espouse Web3, NFTs, XR, and other emerging technologies and use-cases to help humans flourish.

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2:20 - Tee-up for the episode, talking about the upcoming Internet of Places webinar // https://www2.gensler.com/se-internet-of-places 

2:38 - Joel explaining the background and motivation for the conversation

6:00 - Mike’s thoughts, exploring the possibilities of the future where the digital and physical are merging

8:00 - Will’s thoughts, Tron/Snowcrash/Inception/Snowcrash/Matrix/ReadyPlayerOne - what is “real” and why does it matter? How does this help humans flourish? How do blockchains help?

10:43 - Joels’ thoughts about how Web3/Internet of Places can help humanity. Design and Real Estate.

15:02 - Mike’s perspective - based on starting/scaling multiple companies - about this unique moment of history. ChatGPT, city changes, new landscapes, new technologies.

17:52 - Details - March 7th, 4-5pm PST - register here to get the calendar invite: https://www2.gensler.com/se-internet-of-places

18:33 - Summarize: people who are curious about *what* should tune into this webinar (Future of Work, real estate, cities, technology will continue to transform our future, Web3 and emerging use-cases)