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The Metaverse, Porn, and the Future

The fallback definition of porn has been “I can’t define it, but I know it when I see it”. The definition of the metaverse may be “I’m in it, but I don’t know it.”

Khronos and Friends Embark on a Metaverse MetaStandard

Avatars, navigation, security, the transportability of purchases and wallets, and what you can view with your VR headsets–it’s all completely dependent on which metaverse you visit. This is a real problem.

The Kids Metaverse is (Sort of) Open for Business

Grownups have gotten so excited about what they could do in the metaverse that they’ve all but ignored the kids. And for understandable reasons.

The CryptoBowl Preyed on Its Audience

If you take a bunch of Super Bowl fans already punch drunk on chicken wings and beer and serve them up the suggestion of easy gains in crypto, it’s a recipe for risky behavior.

A Child’s Garden of (Meta) Verse

The metaverse exists mostly in the vivid imaginations of its creators. These cheeky poems take you on a tour through the digital landscape.

Is The Metaverse Really Our Near Future?

Facebook was designed to make real connections, under your real name, with other people. Now it invites us to leave the real world and escape into a construct of its own invention.

Lilliputians Will Tie Up Gulliver in the Metaverse

The metaverse was supposed to be open, not owned by anyone, and interoperable between all platforms. Does that sound like Facebook to you? 

Facebook, the Imperialist Media Company

Techonomy’s Kirkpatrick continues to be appalled by developments at the company he wrote a book about back when. New name? Lipstick on a pig. This is a renegade media company, period, with horrific impact on...

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