Posts Tagged:Ready Player One

The Metaverse keeps staking new ground.

Apple, Microsoft, Google, and Facebook reported earnings this past week and they’re all making lots of money. And they have another thing in common … all have a stake in something called the “metaverse.” If you’re a sci-fi junky like me you first read about it in Neal Stephenson’s Snow Crash and then got further dazzled by Ernest Cline’s…

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EPIC building OASIS from Ready Player One!

If you saw the 2018 movie Ready Player One, you may remember the Oasis: a glitzy, fast-paced #metaverse with gleaming cities, beautiful people (or, avatars, to be precise), and excitement of many varieties; in short, the perfect escape from the drudgery of real life. Epic Games has just raised $1B to start on its quest to build its…

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