The Digital Economy

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A visitor tries a virtual reality headset during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 28, 2017

Disruptive technologies like VR are here to stay. But what effect will they have on society? Image: REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Stefan Brambilla Hall
Project Lead, Media, Entertainment and Sport, World Economic Forum Geneva
Ryo Takahashi
Project Collaborator, Word Economic Forum
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