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>"If the metaverse is speculative fiction, we must dare to be imaginative and inclusive."
>"If the metaverse is speculative fiction, we must dare to be imaginative and inclusive."
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"Anarchist thinker Hakim Bey believed that social spaces of freedom were ephemeral by nature. While a revolution may kick off a period of radical possibility, sooner or later the new forms of social organization will calcify into control. _...Read More_
"Anarchist thinker Hakim Bey believed that social spaces of freedom were ephemeral by nature. While a revolution may kick off a period of radical possibility, sooner or later the new forms of social organization will calcify into control. _...Read More_
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"What will the internet look like in 10 years? One answer is the “metaverse.” At least, this is what Facebook, Microsoft, and a handful of other tech companies are saying. It’s not exactly a new idea. The dream of an immersive, embodied _...Read More_
"What will the internet look like in 10 years? One answer is the “metaverse.” At least, this is what Facebook, Microsoft, and a handful of other tech companies are saying. It’s not exactly a new idea. The dream of an immersive, embodied _...Read More_
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"Machines make human faculties obsolete but we are still the ones performing manual labor in sweatshops, writes Ido Nahari. Can comedy help us make sense of technology’s calculated _...Read More_
"Machines make human faculties obsolete but we are still the ones performing manual labor in sweatshops, writes Ido Nahari. Can comedy help us make sense of technology’s calculated _...Read More_
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"While metaverse platforms Decentraland and The Sandbox both have below 1,000 daily active users, they each have over $1 billion in valuation. So who's actually using the metaverse right _...Read More_
"While metaverse platforms Decentraland and The Sandbox both have below 1,000 daily active users, they each have over $1 billion in valuation. So who's actually using the metaverse right _...Read More_
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"From a boy's interpretations of his own experiences as a transgender youth, to a lesbian couple selling their original marriage certificate, here are some of the up and coming crypto artists advocating for queer communities—for you to keep _...Read More_
"From a boy's interpretations of his own experiences as a transgender youth, to a lesbian couple selling their original marriage certificate, here are some of the up and coming crypto artists advocating for queer communities—for you to keep _...Read More_
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"Mark Zuckerberg’s screenshots of himself in a low-poly virtual world are a visual clue to what Meta hopes their 3D environment will become: the bland base-layer of our digital lives"
"Mark Zuckerberg’s screenshots of himself in a low-poly virtual world are a visual clue to what Meta hopes their 3D environment will become: the bland base-layer of our digital lives"
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"In recent commentary, the Metaverse is frequently invoked in either dystopian or utopian terms. In this talk, we assemble a panel to tackle it in more meaningful, nuanced ways."
"In recent commentary, the Metaverse is frequently invoked in either dystopian or utopian terms. In this talk, we assemble a panel to tackle it in more meaningful, nuanced ways."
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>"Virtual real estate is being sold as NFTs across immersive metaverse games and has quickly created a billion-dollar economy."
>"Virtual real estate is being sold as NFTs across immersive metaverse games and has quickly created a billion-dollar economy."
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“This dream, that I call New Babylon, is born out of the dissatisfaction of a modern artist who no longer believes in superior individual creativity.”
“This dream, that I call New Babylon, is born out of the dissatisfaction of a modern artist who no longer believes in superior individual creativity.”
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>"While the metaverse will have many positive impacts, we must establish basic immersive rights tp protect consumers against possible dangers."
>"While the metaverse will have many positive impacts, we must establish basic immersive rights tp protect consumers against possible dangers."
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"OÖ Landes-Kultur GmbH presents Proof of Art, the world’s first museum exhibition on the history of NFTs and digital art. Congruously to the topic the show is viewed offline at the Francisco Carolinum but also online in Cryptovoxels, a _...Read More_
"OÖ Landes-Kultur GmbH presents Proof of Art, the world’s first museum exhibition on the history of NFTs and digital art. Congruously to the topic the show is viewed offline at the Francisco Carolinum but also online in Cryptovoxels, a _...Read More_
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"Facebook got a facelift — but there's nowhere in the metaverse left to run from the problems of their own design. Adina Glickstein takes stock of the social media titan's rebrand."
"Facebook got a facelift — but there's nowhere in the metaverse left to run from the problems of their own design. Adina Glickstein takes stock of the social media titan's rebrand."
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"The artist Manuel Rossner mutates architectural landmarks into playgrounds of color. In Berlin, he’s done the TV tower, Museum Island, and a space between the Neue _...Read More_
"The artist Manuel Rossner mutates architectural landmarks into playgrounds of color. In Berlin, he’s done the TV tower, Museum Island, and a space between the Neue _...Read More_
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"The answer carries major ramifications for what metaverse creators and explorers will be able to build and do in tomorrow’s virtual worlds."
"The answer carries major ramifications for what metaverse creators and explorers will be able to build and do in tomorrow’s virtual worlds."