Some things don’t change the world. But they make our everyday lives a little more pleasant. Or they are just nice to have. Or even both. The ZEIT-ONLINE series “ nice and useful ” is about these gadgets and apps.
This is what the future must feel like. I’m typing these lines in the air in front of me, on a virtual keyboard that floats in front of my face, in a text window that floats in front of my face. And yet I still see my colleagues sitting at the desk next to me. I type in mixed reality. Admittedly, much slower than in reality – but it works.