Looking for a job? You might get hired via the metaverse, experts say

Visitors look at an immersive art installation titled ‘A Hallucinogenic Space: Metaverse’ by Refik Anadol at the Asia Digital Art Gallery in Hong Kong, October 3, 2021. Lam Yik | Bloomberg | Getty Images When Facebook announced that it had changed its company name to Meta, the virtual world known as the metaverse suddenly got … Read more

In Mark Zuckerberg’s metaverse, how will advertisements look?

A new video produced by Inspiration from Iceland is pushing back against experiencing life through the “metaverse,” as Mark Zuckerberg described it during his Facebook rebranding to Meta on Thursday, October 28, 2021. Michael Nagel | Bloomberg | Getty Images Imagine at some point in the near future, that you’re making your daily journey through … Read more

Neal Stephenson on ‘Termination Shock,’ geoengineering, metaverse

Neal Stephenson Source: Mercatus Center at George Mason University Author Neal Stephenson shot to fame almost 30 years ago with the science-fiction novel “Snow Crash,” which envisioned a future dominated by mega-corporations and organized crime, competing for dominance in both the real world and the “metaverse,” a computer-generated world accessible through virtual reality headsets. Since … Read more