A New Dimension of Tools for Thought

Coleman Foley
1 min readJun 30, 2020

The human ability to mentally travel outside of the here and now is a precious, unique gift. But we have always done our thinking within the constraints of the tools available in our environments.

Translating our thoughts into things outside of our heads has greatly augmented our ability to think. Writing, on paper, in a text editor, or in an outlining app. Diagramming. Drawing.

What about 3D creation and virtual reality? What will it be like once those technologies are super accessible, as ubiquitous as TVs? It could unleash human…