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What technologies will become the icons of our personal liberty in the future? In the past, we have had the motorcycle, the car, and today we have the internet and smartphones….what do we need tomorrow when we will be addicted to the degree of liberty that we are experiencing today?
Could it perhaps be virtual reality? The ecosystem that will have the ambition to stimulate all of our senses, to move from the real world to the virtual world in an instant?
We will have the possibility to have a multiplex of new experiences, but is this good in itself?
What is the paradox of the choice?

A scholar of Sociology and Cognitive Neuroscience, Martens analyzes the economic and social impact that technological change has been as an architect of our times.

Focusing his attention on the start up and the value they produce, he created his own marketing company in order to help start up in what he believed, and to underline the importance of the growing phenomenon in the international scene. He succeeded thanks to his “philosophy of the future” – which speaks on his philosophical platform MindMedley technology – to attract the attention of large multinational companies and create winning partnerships between these and the small innovative start-ups towards the creation of a production system , oriented towards a virtuous growth of shared values.

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