November 01, 2021
Facebook, the Metaverse, and a dangerously immersive future

This episode is a recording of a live stream I did on youtube.com/vimohlive on October 30. It goes deeper into the Facebook Metaverse move and the perils it poses. Navigate the episode using the time stamps below: 00:00 Welco...


This episode is a recording of a live stream I did on youtube.com/vimohlive on October 30. It goes deeper into the Facebook Metaverse move and the perils it poses.

Navigate the episode using the time stamps below:

00:00 Welcome and Introduction

02:15 Facebook has a history of bad behaviour

09:00 How corporations hijack and destroy open technologies

15:44 Metaverse, the attention economy, and real world damage

21:44 The perils of "immersive experiences" and social apathy

27:42 Looking at technology through a human lens

30:38 The future of the metaverse has to be decentralised

32:43 Responses to comments and questions