Meta, Epic Games, NVIDIA, Microsoft, Sony, and others are coming together to agree upon open standards for the metaverse, via the newly-launched Metaverse Standards Forum. Missing are Apple, Alphabet, Roblox, Niantic, Snap, others.
The metaverse is one of the hottest buzzwords in tech, and this far-reaching vision of a next-gen internet will rely upon an entire ecosystem of companies to make it a reality. We cut through the noise to explain what the metaverse is, how it’s being built, and who’s building it.
RT @PENamerica Researchers who depend on CrowdTangle - a tool used to find social media’s worst content - are worried about what happens when it goes away as Meta has been reducing its support for the product.
ICYMI A New York Times analysis of over 100,000 government bidding documents found that China’s ambition to collect digital and biological data from its citizens is more expansive and invasive than previously known.
Barnes & Noble and the authors and publishers of “Gender Queer: A Memoir” and “A Court of Mist and Fury” respond to allegations that the books are obscene for children and should be restricted. #censorship
RT @wordisdiversity Register today for the 2022 [margins.] Literary Conference + Festival. Join us to learn from agents, publishers, authors, editors, journalists and more publishing industry experts through agent pitch sessions, panels, workshops, meetups, & more. #amwriting#writers#margins
RT @runforsomething We’re not letting go of our reproductive rights without a fight — but we need you in this battle with us. Protect our right to choose by running for state or local office. We can show you how.