No, this does not refer to some kind of mirrored digital pathogen, rather its about using a Digital Twin model as a better way to interact with our world.

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Digital Twin technology has emerged from Internet-of-Things (IoT) and Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) research [1][4] to provide a virtual representation of real-world physical assets or systems within an operational, high-fidelity digital model of the same physical entity and its surroundings.

In general, over the past 30–40 years products have grown more integrated with the Internet, where many products now have a dedicated media presence on the web. With the introduction of digital…

Zachary Sullivan

Harvard graduate student in software engineering, with a particular passion for developing “serious gaming” applications that address real world problems.

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