Preparing for the Metaverse: Discussions on the Challenges and Opportunities of a 3-D Immersive Internet Platform or Platforms
This episode was produced in partnership with the IEEE Computer Society New Jersey Coast Section Chapter. On June 9, 2022, Facebook’s name officially changed to Meta, a change originally announced in October 2021, reportedly as a push toward establishing the metaverse – a view of the Internet as a universal, virtual world that promises not only to be expansive and immersive, but also interactive. Listen to the discussion, which focuses on the challenges and opportunities of immersive 3-D platforms.
- Katherine (Kit) Grace August, PhD – Research Guest at Stevens Institute of Technology
- Joachim Jorge, PhD – IST, the School of Engineering of the University of Lisbon, Portugal
- Lisa Messeri, PhD – Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Yale University
- Andre Oboler, PhD LLM – CEO of the Online Hate Prevention Institute