Fourth Industrial Revolution

What is the metaverse? 2 experts explain

Literature that looks at the idea of the metaverse.

The metaverse is a concept from science fiction that many people in the technology industry envision as the successor to today’s internet. Image: Unsplash/ Hello I'm Nik

Yiming Lei
Doctoral student in Media and Information, Michigan State University
Rabindra Ratan
Associate Professor of Media and Information, Michigan State University
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The best-selling science fiction novel ‘Snow Crash’ gave the world the word ‘metaverse.’
The best-selling science fiction novel ‘Snow Crash’ gave the world the word ‘metaverse.’ Image: RA.AZ/Flickr

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