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What's the Metaverse all about?
When something happens more often or becomes louder, it is easy to get the impression that it is really more important. And because we were no longer 100% sure how important »the virtual« is alongside »the cryptos«, we simply asked - and some of you answered:
Virtual Worlds, VR, AR
And quite obviously, virtual worlds, VR, AR continue to take centre stage when it comes to the Metaverse. But: just as obviously, the crypto realm is now being part of it. Meanwhile, the idea of the digital twin does not seem to have spread too far yet.
Virtual Worlds Usage
Of course, none of this is representative, but it is certainly an exciting way to assess the current state of the community. - And while we were at it, we were of course also interested in how often you actually use these virtual worlds?
The Pew Research Center looks at »The Metaverse in 2040« and has published a great work, a must read:
The Metaverse in 2040 | Pew Research Center — www.pewresearch.org Experts are split about the likely evolution of a truly immersive “metaverse.” They expect that augmented- and mixed-reality enhancements will become more useful in people’s daily lives. Many worry that current online problems may be magnified if Web3 development is led by those who built today’s dominant web platforms.
In addition, the Metaverse Standards Forum was launched to solve the problem of interoperability - so yet another must read:
Metaverse Standards Forum Launches to Solve Interoperability – The New Stack — thenewstack.io Interoperability is a key issue in the metaverse industry. Enter a new open standards discussion forum called The Metaverse Standards Forum.
And finally, an exciting article about age and ability in the Metaverse that received a lot of attention:
Metaverse: Erasing Barriers of Age and Ability — www.entrepreneur.com The metaverse brings renewed hope that our physical bodies will no longer restrict our exploration of the universe, and that the only limitation we may soon face is our imagination.
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