The Best Articles in Metaverse
The most useful articles and videos in Metaverse from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 Metaverse Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved in Metaverse by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- What is the metaverse, and do I have to care?
- The Metaverse: What It Is, Where to Find it, Who Will Build It, and Fortnite
- Mark in the metaverse
- Virtual Reality Could Completely Transform Mental Health—if We’re Ready
- The metaverse is inevitable, regardless of what happens to Meta
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Game Made for VR on a $1 Processor?
I document the process of making a multiplayer-cross-platform video game that has parts that run on everything from a tiny microcontroller to a high end VR s...
HYPER-REALITY on Vimeo
Hyper-Reality presents a provocative and kaleidoscopic new vision of the future, where physical and virtual realities have merged, and the city is saturated…
What is ...?
New to Metaverse? These articles make an excellent introduction.
What is the metaverse, and do I have to care?
The dream of an embodied future internet is back.
«The metaverse is bigger than any one service, except when it’s convenient to call that service the metaverse»
How to ...?
How to let a metaverse die
The death of beloved MMOs can teach us how to let go
«Dr. Boellstorff recommends a community space hosted on some third-party, like Discord, to stay connected to your friends. The virtual world may no longer exist, but the relationships you built there can live on.»
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This is Meta’s AR/VR hardware roadmap for the next four years
During an internal presentation, Meta execs laid out plans for three new Quest headsets, AR glasses in 2027, and a ‘neural interface’ smartwatch.
It’s Time to Kill the Multiverse (at Least in This Timeline)
Don’t let ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ and its Oscar front-runner status fool you: The supposedly limitless storytelling device has been pushed to its narrative limits. Just look to…
Report: Tim Cook and Jeff Williams push forward with AR/VR headset launch this year, design team wanted…
All reports point to Apple launching its mixed reality headset — an augmented reality and virtual reality capable device —...
Welcome to the oldest part of the metaverse
Ultima Online, which just turned 25, offers a lesson in the challenges of building virtual worlds.
Tencent Cloud goes loud on metaverse, coy on ChatGPT plans
Chinese cloud vendor introduces "metaverse-in-a-box" offering as part of efforts to tap the region's growing demand for media services, but remains mum on any plans that may involve AI chatbots, such…
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The metaverse is inevitable, regardless of what happens to Meta
The metaverse is inevitable because it is hardwired into our DNA. Humans evolved to understand the world through first-person experiences.
What ChatGPT Could Mean for the Metaverse
Tools like ChatGPT are already proving indispensable in building virtual worlds—and next generation AIs are coming
Microsoft has laid off entire teams behind Virtual, Mixed Reality, and HoloLens
HoloLens, Virtual Reality, and Mixed Reality are all but dead at Microsoft.
Virtual Reality Could Completely Transform Mental Health—if We’re Ready
For many, virtual reality might provide sorely needed mental health relief. That is, if it can shake its reputation as a tech gimmick.
How the metaverse is helping fashion brands improve customer interactions
The metaverse has emerged as a new frontier for brands to explore new technological boundaries and connect with customers in novel ways.
These are some of the most-read long-form articles in Metaverse.
The Corporate Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Metaverse
Forward-looking companies may want to experiment with the new technologies at work.
«The metaverse is about the convergence of several developments, all of which involve step changes in technological capability.»
Mark in the metaverse
An interview with the CEO about his most sci-fi speculation.
«“i don’t think that this is primarily about being engaged with the internet more. i think it’s about being engaged more naturally.”»
Q&A: Why the Metaverse Needs to Be Open
Making virtual worlds as interconnected as the internet will be tough
«Online video games like Fortnite and Roblox are pitching themselves as precursors to the metaverse because of their large 3D environments where millions gather every day.»
The Metaverse: What It Is, Where to Find it, Who Will Build It, and Fortnite
There’s a reason every Big Tech CEO has a well-worn copy of “Snow Crash” in their office.
«Technology frequently produces surprises that nobody predicts. However, the biggest developments are often anticipated decades in advance»
Microsoft and the Metaverse
Defining the Metaverse, and explaining why Microsoft is well-placed for the virtual reality opportunity
«A future VR headset, though, could contain as many monitors as you could possibly want — or your entire field of view could be one massive monitor. Moreover, the fact that a headset shifts your senses out of your physical environment is actually an advantage if said physical environment has nothing to do with your work.»
We monitor hundreds of thought leaders, influencers, and newsletters in Metaverse, including:
Trying to work out what's going on, and what happens next. Mostly tech.
AI. AI. AI. AI. AI. AI. AI. AI. AI. AI. AI. AI. AI. AI. AI. AI. AI. AI. AI. AI. AI. AI. AI. AI. AI. AI. AI. (And AR). Chief strategy officer @infiniteretina.
Programming, philosophy, history, internet, startups, web3 @ a16z
Road to VR
World’s leading independent news publication dedicated to the consumer VR industry. Founded 2011. Follow Executive Editor @benz145 and Editor @vrbosenet
Mathemusician and Strategist. http://vihart.com she/they
We monitor hundreds of publications, blogs, newsletters, and news sources in Metaverse, including:
Trying to work out what's going on, and what happens next. Mostly tech.
Free Articles from http://stratechery.com. For Daily Updates, follow @StratecheryMO. For the author, follow @benthompson.
MIT Technology Review
Our in-depth reporting on innovation reveals and explains what’s really happening now to help you know what’s coming next. http://technologyreview.com/newsletters
McKinsey & Company
Since 1926, the trusted advisor to the world's leading businesses, governments, and institutions. 130+ offices in 65+ countries.
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