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

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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
Jun
24
Varjo Launches Metaverse Teleportation - In Reality

Varjo Launches Metaverse Teleportation - In Reality

Varjo is launching Reality Cloud, and with it a new type of interaction for the Metaverse: the ability to teleport to another physical world location, which is scanned and distributed in real-time.
4 min read
Jun
01
Semi-Autonomous Avatars and the Metaverse

Semi-Autonomous Avatars and the Metaverse

Semi-autonomous avatars will be a design pattern for the Metaverse. Understanding the concept helps to puncture some common myths about how the Metaverse will operate.
8 min read
May
13
The Metaverse Is Everything

The Metaverse Is Everything

The Metaverse is everything. Pokemon. Fortnite. NFTs and crypto. Wear glasses and you'll be inside the Metaverse. But when everything is being called the Metaverse, has the term lost its meaning?
5 min read