“People’s basic interactions and their ability to ‘be together’ and collaborate will change in the age of vivid telepresence — enabling people to instantly ‘meet face-to-face’ in cyberspace with no travel necessary.” That and other “good” news about the future can be found in Pew’s new report on killer apps in the gigabit age.

+ Nick Bilton on wearable technology that feels like skin. (I just changed my outgoing message to, “Sorry, I’m away from my epidermis and can’t take your call right now.”)