gaming

Like Taking Candy from Babies: Grownups in the Metaverse

I see caution flags about how kids will be catered to in this new world everywhere. Now that we’re all big babies in the metaverse, it’s time to make sure we’re minding the real babies...

Spiritual Opium: China Limits Kids’ Online Gaming Time

Chinese officials unveiled tough new limits on the amount of time its young people can spend playing video games, calling them “opium for the mind.“  Let the experiment begin.

Niantic Calls the Current Metaverse Dystopian

CEO John Hanke made waves this week by saying we should concentrate on building a better reality, not sleeker alternative ones.

What the Moon and the Metaverse Have in Common

Uncharted territory. The lure of the unknown. And just like with the explorers of yore, the course of history will inevitably be altered by greed, motive, and human error.

The Confusing World of Gen-Z Twitch Politics

The gaming and Esports social platform is entering the field of politics. Gen-Z gamers with huge followings are now savvy pundits. Amazon owns the company and its influence remains to be seen. Keep an eye...

Kids have Kickstarted the Metaverse

Today’s children carry the world in their pockets. The metaverse gives them the agency to build and shape that world.

Digital Twins Grow Up

2021 is being hailed as the birth of a mirrored world, where digital simulations and real life will work in concert. Digital twins will be used to create ultra-realistic, bi-directional simulations of everything from smart...

Can Tech Help Creatives Earn a Decent Living

The creative industry – art, music, the theatre – was hit hard by the pandemic. Can new tech help them finally get recognized for what they're worth?

Pandemic-Inspired Digital Innovation May Transform Education

As education remains deeply impaired by the pandemic, schools will have to push the envelope further, incorporating technologies like 3D, augmented reality, voice tools, and AI learning. Here are a few technologies we think hold...

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