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Decoding the Metaverse: Deep Dives Into AR/VR/XR & Spatial Computing

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Oct
21
Evolutions: Avatars in the Metaverse

Evolutions: Avatars in the Metaverse

Avatars are one of today's deepest sources of innovation driving the emergent Metaverse. They may build on a rich history, but their meaning is often being shuffled in new and unique ways.
10 min read
Sep
29
The Metaverse Is Beautiful and Light

The Metaverse Is Beautiful and Light

It's easy to feel pessimistic. It's easy to argue over what the Metaverse actually means. But most people who use the term mean it as a signal for a better digital future.
6 min read
Sep
27
A Map of the Metaverse

A Map of the Metaverse

Is it possible to create a map of the Metaverse? Not a technical one. But an actual map: a geography that we can explore, travel through? The question opens up some interesting questions about what the Metaverse will become.
8 min read
Aug
19
The Metaverse is Chaos

The Metaverse is Chaos

The Metaverse is chaos. Which can be a good thing. It's Homebrew and a SV garage. It's hacking in a basement or tinkering in a shop. But there are downsides if you don't know what you're wading into.
7 min read
Aug
15
Facebook's Metaverse Is More Real Than You Think

Facebook's Metaverse Is More Real Than You Think

Facebook's designs for the Metaverse may have a lot less to do with VR than you'd think - and may result in a different Metaverse than you imagine.
11 min read
Aug
05
Avatars, Permissions and the Metaverse

Avatars, Permissions and the Metaverse

In the Metaverse, your avatar will be more than just a skin or cosmetic. It's time to flip the script on permissions as we wander through virtual worlds. Because avatar meta-data can hold the basis of a contract between you and a world.
6 min read
Aug
01
Epic, Bored Apes and the Story of the Metaverse

Epic, Bored Apes and the Story of the Metaverse

In Fortnite, you are INSIDE a narrative about the Metaverse. The Rift Tour may make that narrative even more explicit. But let's not forget about the Bored Apes. Because there's more than one story being played out.
15 min read
Jul
27
Facebook, the Metaverse and Building Bridges

Facebook, the Metaverse and Building Bridges

Facebook is all in on the metaverse. Or at least "OUR vision" for the metaverse. But they're not the only game in town, and it's up to the rest of us to decide who should own the toll roads connecting the metaverse.
5 min read
Jul
24
If These Walls Could Talk: Pico Velasquez, Architecture and the Metaverse

If These Walls Could Talk: Pico Velasquez, Architecture and the Metaverse

Pico Velasquez is pushing the boundaries of physical architecture and spatial experiences. And the lessons she's learned have implications for how we think about the design of the Metaverse.
5 min read
Jul
21
Sketchfab, Epic and the Metaverse

Sketchfab, Epic and the Metaverse

The purchase of Sketchfab by Epic Games helps to establish a key foundation for the Metaverse. More than a 3D market, Sketchfab has created a portable 3D memory box.
5 min read