But WTF is the metaverse, really?

January 4, 2022 | Share this article

Our industry loves a shiny new paradigm. And now, I have on my screen an intimidating blank document entitled “the metaverse”. What is ‘the metaverse’? As The New York Times’ John Herrman would have it, “the biggest ideas in tech often lurch into the lexicon before they are truly coherent”. Which is a very charitable