SHIFT

Sociality X.0

INTRODUCTION
If it was not for social life online, the 2020 quarantine would look similar to the plagues of some century from the distant past.

Thanks to the virtual world, suddenly everyone became home chefs, body toners and body builders, interior decorators -it was like your world, your room, your house – projected online to show who “you” are. A striking instance during the lockdown days was the popularity of online yoga classes that magnified the impact of fitness instructors.

Where things are going

Who We Are

Then

Physical Entities

Now

Digital

Later

Virtual Twin

Meeting Places of Friends

Then

Cafes and
Coffee Shops

Now

Over a
Video

Later

Video without Mobile Phone

Talking to Family Members

Then

In the
House

Now

On
Video

Later

Haptic Technology /
Immersive

Evening and Morning Walks

Then

Parks

Now

Treadmill at
Home

Later

Online Sessions while Multitasking

Showcasing Work

Then

Files and
Portfolios

Now

PDFs and
Website Link

Later

Working Together as Guilds and Ecosystems

Event Spaces

Then

Seminar Spaces

Now

Webinars and online conferences

Later

Social Commentaries, Experiencing Food and Drinks Together While Chatting Online.

People want communication to be tailored into their schedule. Relationships between individuals and institutions had faced a challenging question of – how to manage the growing number of people – growing amounts of information- the new platforms are evolving for making it ‘easier’ and ‘simpler’.