From microverse to metaverse : modelling the future through today's virtual worlds

While the metaverse is often marketed as a future utopia, the vision of the metaverse represents an attempt for private corporations to control the code of the real. In the hands of companies that established and maintain the surveillance capitalism model, the ability to build a persistent, all-comp...

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Main Author: Evans, Leighton, 1979- (Author) 
Other Authors: Frith, Jordan (Author) 
Saker, Michael (Author)
Corporate Author: Emerald Insight (online služba) (Distributor) 
Format: eBook
Published: Bingley, U.K. : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2022
Series:Emerald points
Genre/form:kolektivní monografie
elektronické knihy
Online Access:Plný text
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Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1. Introduction
  • Chapter 2. The roots of the metaverse
  • Chapter 3. Social worlds
  • Chapter 4. Gaming worlds
  • Chapter 5. User generated worlds
  • Chapter 6. Worlds of commerce
  • Chapter 7. Worlds of desire
  • Chapter 8. Entertainment worlds
  • Chapter 9. Fitness worlds
  • Chapter 10. Conclusion - building the world we want to build