"How would our law’s interpretations of privacy change if our devices could be viewed as a part of our minds?" This article introduces The Extended Mind, a theory examining the relationship between our minds and how we organize our lives to extend our memory into the outside world. This is worth read and understanding as this theory applies to how we will engage with the Metaverse and placing pieces of ourselves across multiple digital worlds.
APAC (aka Asia-Pacific) does not get much focus in the US when it comes to the Metaverse, so coming across well researched statistics and commentary is wonderful when it happens. The stats and figures here are worth keeping in mind when talking about the Metaverse and its place in culture from a global perspective.
Even though Metaverse is being used to describe emerging virtual worlds it is still being defined by the people helping to bring it to life. So this article asking 28 experts to share what they see the Metaverse including (and also excluding) shares some insights that we hadn't considered when we were thinking of what the future holds.