June 2nd, 2016
Episode 996 of 1275 episodes
A new virtual reality tool using ordinary smartphones will allow people to understand what it is like living with dementia. The computer-generated environments and 360 degree video illustrates how day-to-day life can become a challenge for someone with the condition. Hilary Evans, CEO of Alzheimer's Research UK, Trina Armstrong who has dementia, and her husband Graeme discuss how a better understanding of the disease could lead to a cure in the future. (Image: Elderly people holding hands. Credit: Science Photo Library.)
Jessica Helfand and Michael Bierut explore how design works within complex organizations to shape decisions, ideas, products, and more. Guests include clients from many industries and designers in many fields. Recorded at the Yale School of Management.