This “Web 2.0” has been with us for 20 years, and now the buzz is about what’s next: the metaverse, an experience built on what’s being called “Web3.” Besides encouraging us all to buy things that aren’t real, what’s all the hype really about?
OPLIN 4Cast #773: The idea of a ‘metaverse’ isn’t new, but the growth is
Posted in Metaverse, and Second Life
The concept of (and the term) “the metaverse” was applied to Second Life long before Facebook and general tech appropriated it. It’s interesting to me to see how other entities are taking the idea of a virtual environment and expanding the definition to include AR, VR and mixed reality.