HT @neilperkin Microsoft is working on an enterprise “industrial metaverse,” which includes the ability to “model anything physical or logical, from simple devices or products to complex environments.” #metaverse
Second Life has >600K MAUs after 20 yrs. This journalist has been embedded for almost the whole time + has lessons for the metaverse. All the big challenges + complex social structures of real life get “re-created in weird ways in a digital, social space”
HT @neilperkin The UK Govt Office for Sci created a guide on #SystemsThinking, incl how to use it to drive improved outcomes in complex situations. It incorporates an introduction to ST, useful frameworks and tools, and a case study bank.
Vogue publisher Condé Nast has launched a dedicated Web3 team, spearheaded by director of new business innovation Ciara Byrne. Key areas of opportunity include extended storytelling creator partnerships and member perks.
HT @BISG Facebook & Google influence the structure of the entire digital media environment. How do they exercise this power, how have news organizations responded, + what does this development mean for the production and circulation of news? #NewsBusiness
MT @irin On the cover of the latest @nymag: This Magazine Will Help You Get An Abortion. A wildly ambitious, incredibly useful, regularly updated access map and much more practical reporting from @thecut, with an introduction from @irin.
RT @VICENews More than half of the people who live in the United States will likely not be able to make critical health care decisions by the November midterms. Millions may not be able to access reproductive care, including but not limited to abortion.