technology is really a marvel. so often, as new advances come out that allow us to do things that were thought impossible in the past, we hear the phrase "the future is now. " popular science and xprise are teaming up to explore and explain technologies like these in a video series callled future first. episode twelve of future first is titlled "go swimming with adrian grenier and the whales." in it, we take a look at how the virtual reality technology is helping humans to empathise with and better understand the dangers we are posing to whales. helping to lead the discussion is actor and social good advocate for the lonely whale foundation adrian grenier.