Future innovations

11th February 2000 at 00:00
Professor Pearson, works at BT's Adastral Park, and is BT's futurologist. He looks at the way that future developments will affect our lives. His views on education are interesting. "There is no need toteach specific computer skills," he says and sees the main impact coming from immersive environments like the Star Trek Holodeck.


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