The distant future of Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One is not so distant after all.

Anyone who has seen the 2018 Sci-Fi/Adventure movie Ready Player One by Steven Spielberg might have been experiencing a deja vu lately, ever since the Metaverse has taken over the internet and it’s not so much of a mystery why. For those of you who don’t know what I’m talking about – a) How does … Read moreThe distant future of Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One is not so distant after all.

Accenture Metaverse

“Accenture sees the metaverse as an evolving and expanding continuum of technologies, including for example, virtual reality (VR); augmented reality (AR); apps driving new experiences; design tools and digital assets—underpinned by connectivity technology such as 5G and cloud(Accenture).” According to Fortune , a team including Allison Horn approached Accenture’s chief leadership and human resources officer, … Read moreAccenture Metaverse

7 Essential Ingredients of a Metaverse

In this Article, Liz Harkavy,  Eddy Lazzarin, and  Arianna Simpson present a model for understanding the Metaverse. We have curated this article in the Metaverse CHI knowledge center due to the fact that we believe it may provide academics and professionals with a useful basis for future work.  Here is the link to read the the … Read more7 Essential Ingredients of a Metaverse

Virtual Worlds, Real People: Human Rights in the Metaverse


Like any other technology, XR can have many positive impacts on our daily lives. It can be a useful tool in areas like medicinescience, and education. Artists are using XR creatively to make virtual worlds their canvas and create new forms of expression. Protests and social movements have also used these technologies to raise awareness on collective issues, or to make their voice heard when it is physically impossible or dangerous.

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Public Policy for the Metaverse

Key Takeaways from the 2021 AR/VR Policy Conference: AR/VR has the potential to enhance businesses as well as public services and expand economic and social opportunities for individuals, with applications in education and training, communication and collaboration, among others. Data stewardship is a key policy concern, since AR/VR devices require a large amount of information … Read morePublic Policy for the Metaverse

The Metaverse Is Simply Big Tech, but Bigger

A metaverse must be interoperable; digital services associated with it must piece together, quilt-like, to form its fabric. If the companies ­dominating cyberspace did decide to collaborate, simultaneously piecing together opposite sides of the quilt to create this digital textile, that would be very polite. But why would three or four tech giants partner to … Read moreThe Metaverse Is Simply Big Tech, but Bigger

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