Susskind’s Metaverse

Legal futurist and fellow Scot, Richard Susskind, has entered the metaverse [N.B. paywall if not subscribed to The Times]. He did so at a virtual reality exhibit at the British Legal Technology Forum where he was apparently encouraged to virtually walk the plank. He was too scared to do so. 400 million Metaverse Users? Susskind…

Metaverses and the Internet

On LinkedIn I saw this post by Jason Anderson about metaverses and the internet:- Please stop talking about “metaverses”. There (will be) one single metaverse, not multiple metaverses. The individual spaces within the metaverse don’t yet have an agreed-on descriptor, but it’ll be something like universe, world, space, node, etc. To understand this, just think about…

Not the Metaverse

In January I asked ‘will 2022 be the year that lawyers get legless in the metaverse?’ I didn’t think they should. I thought then that their time would be much better spent in the real world and not the metaverse. Whilst I was writing from the viewpoint of a lawyer I really think this applies…