I’m giving my first TED talk tomorrow in Rome

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Happy Friday and hello from Rome. Tomorrow I am speaking at Tedx Roma giving my very first TED talk, something that has been on my bucket list for a while now. I still can’t believe I’m here – I’m nervous, excited, honored, and thrilled for what’s ahead tomorrow.

The main theme for Tedx Roma is what the world is going to be like 20 years from now in 2037. My talk is titled, “The Future of Commerce – From Ancient Rome to Virtual Reality” a topic that I’m really passionate about since it’s something we’re living and shaping every single day at Bold Metrics.

A few weeks ago we announced our partnership with Morph3D and were one of the first companies in the world to show how commerce changes when you introduce holographic augmented reality through a device like the Microsoft Hololens. In the future, the screen you’re reading this blog post on right now will be gone, and instead you’ll be reading this through an AR or VR headset.

Tomorrow I will take the stage in Rome to share our vision of the future, a world that I think is really only 20 years away, or less, and a world that is dramatically changed as AR and VR become a part of our everyday lives.

If you want to watch my talk you can view the livestream (note it’s at 4:30AM PST) you can see me speak by visiting tedxroma.com and clicking on the link for the livestream. Okay, that’s enough from me, I’m off to bed – Ciao!

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  • Kevin Fink April 7, 2017, 4:46 pm

    That’s incredible, Morgan – dare I say, “break a leg” !

    Looking forward to watching.

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  • Joseph Peterson April 7, 2017, 5:04 pm

    Congrata – profanity – lations, Morgan!

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  • Jijo Pappachan April 7, 2017, 5:08 pm

    Rock IT!

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  • Michael Cyger April 7, 2017, 5:25 pm

    Looking forward to watching it! (At a decent hour, of course 😜)

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  • M.Menius April 7, 2017, 6:04 pm

    Look forward to seeing your talk. Have fun & enjoy, Morgan!

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  • Mark Thorpe April 7, 2017, 6:58 pm

    Good luck!
    Tell TED I said hi. 😉

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  • Paul April 7, 2017, 7:01 pm

    Congrats!

    Wonderful honor!

    Just pretend everyone is in underwear 🙂

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  • Graham Haynes April 7, 2017, 10:24 pm

    Hats off and drop the mic

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  • Julio Maysonet April 7, 2017, 10:41 pm

    Good luck with the speech morgan,

    Looking forward to watching it.

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  • Fuadiansyah April 7, 2017, 11:51 pm

    Wow, congratulation!
    Looking forward to watching it.

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  • Joe April 8, 2017, 12:36 am

    Congratulations Morgan!

    I am already subscribed in http://tedxroma.com/ because I am interested in knowing the technological advances, that the guests to this event will speak of your skills and of the present and future that you expect of this world market.

    I wish you the best for your 3D, VR and AR projects, for the retail market, and online market.

    In a world market, to win you must be unique, if you are not, you must always go to the back of the transnational companies, who then make it yours copying with their arts of industrial espionage.

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  • Tim Davids April 8, 2017, 7:23 am

    Have a good time. Tony Robbins, watch your back

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