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The new survey, a special edition of AppDynamics' "Agents of Transformation" report, shows just how impactful the pandemic has been when it comes to IT: 95 percent of respondents said their organizations have changed their technology priorities during the pandemic. As many as 71 percent could point to digital transformation projects that were implemented within weeks rather than the months or years it would have taken before the pandemic. … [Read more...] about Is the COVID-19 crisis spurring faster digital transformation or short-term IT fixes?
The research seems to support the claim that AR and VR can provide an equally immersive and neurologically stimulating experience on par with that of viewing the authentic, original artwork in-person at a museum or gallery, which may have profound implications for other questions concerning augmented and virtual technologies, such as whether they provide a comparable substitute to in-person interactions. Those questions, however, are beyond the scope of the study's aims and focus. … [Read more...] about Does your brain care if that masterpiece is a digital copy?
The big question now is whether the destination states can deal with the expected rise in cases. The state of Bihar, for instance, which has lower than average numbers of medical facilities and health care personnel, has already received half a million people and is braced for another half-million in the coming days. Bihar is scrambling to expand quarantine centers where new arrivals have to stay for 7 or 14 days before they go home. The state is likely to struggle with any surge in cases, Babu notes. … [Read more...] about As India’s lockdown ends, exodus from cities risks spreading COVID-19 far and wide