I never really got Magritte’s most famous painting. Then, a picture of my cat went stratospheric on Reddit. It brought to me a realisation: I have been blind all along to the significance of Magritte’s work for today’s world!
Gamification is often confused with being just a game. It is actually being a host to your guests, and create memorable moments that will trigger a voluntary interaction.
The metaverse will decide what you can do, where you can go and what you can see. It will make your reality tailor-made. It will set your access rights. As the metaverse will merge all digital and physical realities, checks and balances are needed.
Registration to the metaverse defines you and what you can access, like a passport. A unique online identifier is needed. Should social media companies assume this authority?
..or how to bypass internet algorithms and find quality information online.
Is the metaverse just a smokescreen for Facebook trying to divert from their whistleblowing scandal? Why bother about it at all?
The metaverse is not only a tech discussion. It has very far-reaching consequences for you, and me.
What is the metaverse? With no satisfying definition, vision or even explanation out there, I decided to do the analysis. Here is my conclusion.