This concept can be described in various ways that’ll converge to a point in time rather than a place
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What is common to Facebook, Nike, Snap, Nvidia, Microsoft, Epic Games, Tencent and Roblox? All of them are plunging headfirst into the metaverse, about which I wrote here recently (bit.ly/3EPkgw8) and sceptically described it as a new name for existing technologies like virtual and augmented reality, multi-player video games and digital twins, all mashed into one. I wasn’t alone. Kevin Roose in The New York Times speculated that it is an ‘escape hatch’ for Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook (nyti.ms/3qf803Z ). If so, Zuckerberg clambered down that hatch with blinding speed, even renaming his $86 billion company after it: Meta.