Satya Nadella at Microsoft Ignite 2021 embraced the Metaverse this week. Announcing Mesh for Microsoft Teams, a 2D/3D virtual environment for team collaboration. I’ll explain how Microsoft Teams works in government I.T. and how Mesh could change nothing.Read more “Why Mesh for Microsoft Teams May Not Change Anything”
1990s Metaverse VS Facebook Metaverse Explained
Mark Zuckerberg will announce at Facebook Connect that Facebook will become a “metaverse” company. That could be Facebook:
- Changing its name to Metaverse
- Creating a corporate holding company called Metaverse.
- Creating a virtual world to replace the Internet called Metaverse.
Metaverse, however, wasn’t a new idea. Neal Stephenson coined the word for his science fiction novel, “Snow Crash,” in 1992. I started my tech career as an QA intern at Fujitsu’s WorldsAway in 1997. One of many “metaverse” worlds during the dial-up days of the early modern Internet.
I’ll explain what the 1990s Metaverse was and what the Facebook Metaverse could be.Read more “1990s Metaverse VS Facebook Metaverse Explained”