Online dangers lurk in virtual worlds for children. As more preschoolers immerse themselves in virtual reality, we must manage the risks and keep them safe.
The end of E3 heralds a seismic shift for the gaming industry and players alike.
It might seem odd but it’s not the first museum in a video game or metaverse.
Virtual influencers have relationships, explore the world and take risks. The web is their playground – but they don’t exist.
Barbie is an icon of nostalgia — but she’s also a forerunner of the metaverse.
After struggling to go mainstream, Apple’s recent announcement of the Vision Pro mixed-reality headset could be the lifeline the metaverse needs.
There are steps parents can take to understand this technology, the risks it may pose, and what they can do to limit them.
Meta and Pico lead the field with their VR headsets, ChatGPT continues its inexorable rise and new engine developments are pushing the boundaries of the video game experience.
If the VR industry is to experience the kind of growth that will make it worthy of the billions of dollars that have been invested in it, we need to view the metaverse as public infrastructure.
Here are the trends on the cusp of transforming the online world.
An expert in the field of cryptocurrencies answers the question: Is crypto really here to stay or is it just a fad?
Creators of NFT art are organizing themselves into new art scenes, but they are still searching for cultural legitimacy while museums remain skittish.
The metaverse offers novel opportunities for retailers and their customers, but retailers need to be adequately prepared to overcome the challenges of new technology.
To boost their attractiveness to tourists and residents alike, in 2020 the towns of Gongju and Buyeo – once Imperial capitals – launched the “Smart Town Challenge” to link online and offline services.
Quite how to gauge the size of a city – or where one ends and the next begins – is getting harder to determine. The 21st century belongs to the limitless city.
Rising sea levels due to climate change are already having severe impacts on the nation of Tuvalu. It proposes to build a digital replica of itself in the metaverse. Could it be done?
Meta’s focus on virtual reality might free up space for smaller social media players to compete.
The virtual office promised by the metaverse could bring enhanced surveillance and the drawbacks of online culture to the workplace.
There are benefits to taking college classes in the metaverse, but there are also potential problems.
As businesses establish themselves in the metaverse, the amount of financial transactions there will increase. This will come with previously unknown risks.