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Technology

Smart Contracts

I saw my first smart contract today. I know, I’ve written about the uses of smart contracts for a while but actually seeing one a lot clicked into place! A smart contract is Java or Javascript code. If you know either of those, you can write your a smart contract! Smart contracts should go through […]

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Business Virtual Reality

What The 1980s Video Game Industry Can Teach Us About the Metaverse

The 1980s – a time of heavy metal, big hair, and video games. I spoke at immerse Global Summit Metaverse 2.0 conference about what the metaverse industry can learn from the 1980s and 90s video game industry. I was inspired by Console Wars by Blake J. Harris. While reading Console Wars, I couldn’t help but […]

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Book Reviews Virtual Reality

Launch into the Future with the Metaverse Book Club

A few weeks ago I made a joke poll on LinkedIn about starting a metaverse book club. The joke quickly got real as the poll exploded and people asked me to start the club. Tonight was the first meeting of the Metaverse Book Club. We discussed The Augmented Workforce by Cathy Hackl and John Buzzell. […]

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Business Virtual Reality

J.P. Morgan sees opportunities in the metaverse

JPMorgan opened a lounge in Decentraland. They’re now a metaverse company. Or are they? I decided to visit the Onyx lounge myself. It was not easy to find the lounge. I had to look through a couple articles before one that listed the coordinates. It’s at Metajuku mall at 94,21. Once there it was easy […]

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Book Reviews Business Technology

The Name of the Game is the Game

In Console Wars (the story of Sega vs. Nintendo), one theme ran through the book. It was this quote, “the name of the game is the game.” The name of the game is the game. Peter Main, Nintendo This quote is coined by Peter Main of Nintendo America. He realized that it was software that […]

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Book Reviews

Join my Discord!

Join the Metaverse Book Club Discord A Discord club for the metaverse – not just books.