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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
May
03
For Many, Driving a Car Will Be Their First Visit to the Metaverse

For Many, Driving a Car Will Be Their First Visit to the Metaverse

Driving a car may be the first introduction to the Metaverse for a lot of people. The combination of technologies being poured into self-driving cars, and their role as a moving media platform puts driving ahead of other contenders.
5 min read
May
02
Augmentation, the Metaverse and the Magic Circle

Augmentation, the Metaverse and the Magic Circle

We are in a time of profound change. And one of those shifts is in the digitization of everything. Augmented/virtual/synthetic realities are markers in a much larger shift: the digitization of the entire human experience.
13 min read
Apr
21
Apple Spring Loaded: AR Foundations?

Apple Spring Loaded: AR Foundations?

With Apple rolling out new products, it's tempting to look for hints of coming glasses. But the bigger picture is an approach to products which has become as tight and seamless as an iMac bezel.
2 min read