Facebook goes all-in on the metaverse, what’s going on? Is Facebook going to rule the metaverse? What is the power of ‘Big Tech’ companies in creating parts of the metaverse? What is the power of open and decentralized technology? What misconceptions are there about the metaverse in general? What nine encompassing trends are currently shaping the metaverse? What is the role of NFT, crypto and blockchain in shaping this new virtual world? What are the risks involved?
About Jon Radoff
Jon Radoff is an American entrepreneur, author and game designer. His work has focused on online communities, Internet media and computer games. He is CEO and co-founder of Beamable, a Live Game services platform that enables the creation of online games based on Unity. In 1991 Jon created Legends of Future Past, one of the first commercial massively multiplayer online role-playing games. Jon is an early internet entrepreneur. He founded GamerDNA, a social media company that developed social gaming communities and a videogame advertising network. He also founded a company called Disruptor Beam that built games for Facebook
If you want to learn more about the metaverse, check out his blogs on Medium. He writes intelligently about a wide variety of metaverse-related topics.
About the podcast
“Listening to the Future” is the podcast created by Jarno Duursma, a Dutch technology-expert, publicist, trendwatcher and speaker on digital technology. In this podcast, he and a guest look at the future, through the lens of digital technology.
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Season 3, episode 50.
Recording: October 29, 2021