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"All the world's a stage": Metaverse: the World's Mirror: the 3D Internet/Web + DT + AR + VR + ML + AI

#artificialintelligence

It all looks our Reality, as it is, with its Grand Pandemic 2019-2025, the worst game ever... As its replacement, the Metaverse is coming, as Meta-physics Universe, transcending and transforming the universe. As with the pandemic, digital technologies change in [decade] waves. The 1980's was the PC wave, The next [last] wave will be the metaverse or transverse or omniverse. The waves come on each other.


The Metaverse Has Already Arrived. Here's What That Actually Means

TIME - Tech

When Cathy Hackl's son wanted to throw a party for his 9th birthday, he didn't ask for favors for his friends or themed decorations. Instead, he asked if they could hold the celebration on Roblox. On the digital platform, which allows users to play and create a multitude of games, Hackl's son and his friends would attend the party as their virtual avatars. "They hung out and played and they went to other different games together," she says. "Just because it happens in a virtual space doesn't make it less real. The futility of throwing an outdoor pandemic-friendly event in January wasn't the only reason Hackl's son lobbied for a digital event. Roblox might be unknown to many over the age of, say, 25, but the 13-year-old platform is booming. Available on most desktop and mobile platforms, it is simultaneously a venue for free games, a creation engine that allows users to generate new activities of their own, and a marketplace to sell those experiences, as well as side products like ...


From the future of bitcoin to Facebook, 2018 in technology

The Guardian

Both of the major smart home platforms have a long-running problem with "discoverability": it's very hard to let users know what their devices can do, particularly if they're always improving thanks to rapid software updates.