James predicts augmented and virtual realities are going to radically change life in the next 20 years. But are the changes all positive, and what does this mean for the world of work?
We hear from VR specialist Daniel Cheetham (Head of Interactive Happy Finish) and Dr Mehran Anvari - founding director of the McMaster Institute for Surgical Invention, Innovation and Education - about how these technologies are changing their fields.
Click here to watch Keiichi Matsuda's film, Hyper-Reality, which is referenced in this episode.
If you'd like to learn more about this vision of the future you can do so by checking out Dr. James Bellini's Future Visions essay, which delves deeper into many of the areas explored in the podcast - from flying cars to the 'anywhere economy'.