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What 20 years of Second Life can teach us about the future of the metaverse

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In 2003 - the a year before a 19-year-old Harvard student called Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook - Philip Rosedale launched Second Life - an online virtual world that looked set to transform the internet.

Two decades later, with the Facebook company, now called Meta, and its competitors seeking to develop the metaverse, what does Rosedale see as the future of the still emerging technology?

Interview by Linda Lacina, host of the weekly Meet the Leader podcast.

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Robin Pomeroy

Podcast Editor, World Economic Forum

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Linda Lacina

Digital Editor, World Economic Forum

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Emerging Technologies
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