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metaverse

The term coined for a 3D virtual world in Neal Stephenson's "Snow Crash" novel, written in 1992. See virtual world.
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Founded in 2007 by CEO Amy Pritchard, Metaverse Mod Squad has grown to be recognized as a leader in the digital-engagement movement.
See also Cory Ondrejka, Escaping the Gilded Cage: User-Created Content and Building the Metaverse, in STATE OF PLAY: LAW, GAMES, AND VIRTUAL WORLDS, supra note 6, at 158, 162-63.
He hosts a weekly speaker series broadcast in Second Life called "Metanomics," which is a study of business and policy in the metaverse of virtual worlds (www.
The Lindens might not be ending Second Life's libertarian era as much as creating a gated community in a far larger metaverse that remains fundamentally free.
In the virtual world - some call it metaverse as opposed to universe - the residents, or Second Lifers, exist as avatars, or images.
In the lingo, this imaginary place is known as the Metaverse.
With real estate in the metaverse limited only by the imagination of its inhabitants, RL businesses are finding it a cheap place to set up camp, with private islands going at USEUR1,675 plus USEUR295 per month.
has the resources to stand on its own in the SL Metaverse.
Wikipedia describes SL as an internet platform that "enables its users, called 'residents,' to interact with each other through motional avatars providing an advanced level of a social network service combined with general aspects of a metaverse.
as Croquet (62) and The OpenSource Metaverse Project (63) already exist,
Examples of these 'worlds' are Neal Stephenson's Metaverse and William Gibson's Cyberspace or the Matrix series.