04 Oct 2021

7 Metaverse Stocks for the Future of Technology

Get ready for the metaverse. Virtual reality (VR) has long been a staple of science fiction novels and movies. A “place” that seeks to blend the real world and a digital world into one. Thanks to leaps in VR technology and computing power, fiction is becoming fact–creating demand not only in

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01 Oct 2021

Facebook finally explains what the ‘metaverse’ is – and says it’s coming in the next 10 years

Facebook says that a “fully realised” metaverse will come in the next 10 to 15 years and is investing $50 million in a global research program to develop it “responsibly”.In a blog post written by Facebook’s VP of Reality Labs Andrew Bozworth, and its VP of Global Affairs Nick Clegg,

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30 Sep 2021

Epic Games believes the Internet is broken. This is their blueprint to fix it

To Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney, people are tired of how today’s Internet operates. He says the social media era of the Internet, a charge led by Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook, has separated commerce from the general audience, herding users together and directing them to targets of the company’s choosing rather

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30 Sep 2021

Welcome to the Metaverse: What it is, who’s behind it, and why it matters

The metaverse is a virtual world that blends aspects of digital technologies including video-conferencing, games like Minecraft or Roblox, cryptocurrencies, email, virtual reality, social media and live-streaming. Quite how these pieces will fit together is a work in progress, but investors and executives including Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark

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28 Sep 2021

Mark Zuckerberg’s “Metaverse” Is a Dystopian Nightmare

Read why Ryan Zickgraf feels that Mark Zuckerberg owned Facebook’s Metaverse is a dystopian nightmare on Jacobin Magazine : While his fellow tech CEOs try to usher in an era of mass interplanetary travel, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is dreaming of expansion not into outer space but cyberspace. The lords

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27 Sep 2021

Facebook invests $50 mln to build the ‘metaverse’ in responsible manner

Facebook Inc will invest $50 million to partner with organizations to build the so-called metaverse here – a digital world where people can move between different devices and communicate in a virtual environment – in a responsible manner, it said on Monday. Facebook, the world’s largest social network, has invested heavily

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23 Sep 2021

Architecting the Metaverse

Read Chloe Sun’s architectural take on how The Metaverse could be built on Arch Daily : You might have heard that Mark Zuckerberg wants Facebook to become a Metaverse Company, and earlier this year, Epic Games, the company that develops the Unreal Engine announced that it completed a 1 billion

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21 Sep 2021

NFTs Are the Building Blocks of the Metaverse — Here’s How It’s Being Built

Read Jesse McGraw explain how Non-fungible-Tokens or NFTs are building blocks of The Metaverse on Be In Crypto : Since the onset of the dot com explosion of the mid-90s, the internet as it exists today has existed upon a centralized framework. The metaverse and NFTs are aiming to change

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27 Aug 2021

Randall Fort on The Future of the Metaverse And Its Cybersecurity and Intelligence Implications

In this OODAcast we glean lessons learned and insights into the future of the Metaverse and its implications from Randall Fort. Fort is a seasoned security, intelligence and technology leader known for his grasp of enterprise mission needs and his ability to track the rapid advancing capabilities of technology to meet those needs. His background includes time as the director of global security for Goldman Sachs. He also led one of the most highly regarded teams of analysts in the world, the Department of State’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research. Randy later worked at Raytheon and is now now the COO of QWERX.

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05 Aug 2021

What To Know And Do About The Coming Metaverse

In the early 1990’s SciFi fans were introduced to a concept called the Metaverse in Neal Stephenson’s book SnowCrash. In the book this described a future virtual reality beyond the universe that was populated by user-controlled avatars as well as AI and bots.

Now decades later the age of the Metaverse is upon us. Most every major IT firm is rolling out a Metaverse strategy. Facebook is focusing their entire company on the concept. And retail is moving at full speed to support.

This post captures insights into this new world in ways meant to help leaders understand what is most relevant to your strategic planning. We provide an operational definition of the Metaverse, a description of the current market of metaverse players, and a list of recommendations for how this information should inform your business strategy.

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