Nature Versus the Metaverse

Where will we want to live?

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Watching the Beijing Olympic games on a high-definition TV, I am struck by the contrast between the experiences of the athletes and the experiences of us in the virtual audience. Visually and audibly, our experience is almost like being there.

It’s not much of a stretch to imagine myself in a more immersive experience of attending the Olympics as an observer or…




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