Metaverse: investors beware the hype!
A few weeks ago, the Metaverse was a word for geeks only; now, it is the biggest talking point in technology. As for investors, the Metaverse represents an extraordinary opportunity, but beware the hype as we consider here.
In 1992 a book called Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson was published. The book contained the first-ever reference to the word Metaverse. So, if you want to trace the story of the Metaverse back to the beginning, then that book by Stephenson might be it.
Except that the concept behind the Metaverse pre-dates the actual word itself. 1988 might be a better year to start our tale; in that year, an interview with tech…
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