Facebook relaunches itself as Meta in a clear bid to dominate the metaverse
Facebook’s parent company is now called Meta, as part of its move to embrace the metaverse.
Meta and the metaverse on The Future, This Week
Rebranding the company and the metaverse play: we discuss the Facebook announcements, meta and verse.
Ray-Ban Stories let you wear Facebook on your face. But why would you want to?
Facebook is adamant its new “smart glasses” won’t be a privacy nightmare. But it is clearly bidding to normalise the use of wearable tech.
All work and no play in the future of virtual reality
Does treating VR only as a gaming technology underestimate its potential impact on society?
The creator economy and mixed realities on The Future, This Week
This week: What Roblox teaches us about the creator economy and we’re talking about AR and VR yet again.
Facebook’s virtual reality push is about data, not gaming
Facebook's Oculus Quest 2 headset is the latest step in the construction of a 'mirrorworld' built on high-tech surveillance and targeted advertising.
Engineers, philosophers and sociologists release ethical design guidelines for future technology
A report released today by the world’s largest technical professional organisation is designed to help humanity avoid a robot apocalypse.