How Microsoft’s Takeover Will Drive The Metaverse

Posted by Peter Rudin on 4. February 2022 in News

Microsoft was positioning itself as one of the pioneers of the metaverse even before its US$75 billion deal to buy online gaming giant Activision Blizzard.

Referred to as the age of acceleration, we’re soon going to have mature versions of virtual reality,  artificial intelligence and devices interacting with computers through touch sensors.

When these are integrated they will challenge and change not only how we work, learn and live but our conception of reality and what it is to be human.

While some see this as a new interconnected world of freedom, others fear a digital dystopia where we are seduced, stupefied and puppeteered in the glass cages of a new, subtle and seductive form of capitalism.

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