Explore use cases for quantum spanning from electronic vehicles to complex energy challenges, along with explainers of key quantum concepts.
This white paper by Accenture details their perspective on the future of quantum computing with compare and contrasts to analog computing, foresight into business use cases and steps you can take to apply this to your business.
Want to get nerdy and experiment with quantum circuits? IBM built an interactive tool for you to experiment with—all you need is a browser.
Our virtual experience impacts our physical well-being. Online harassment has real-world consequences. Read this article to see how the personal space boundary was developed to curb the virtual harassment of avatars—our virtual extensions of self.
Microsoft Azure provides a simple and direct set of definitions, explanations and examples of quantum computing.
Learn about quantum computing as it's explained to a child, a teen, an undergrad, a graduate student, and an expert to see the concept at various levels of complexity and gain language to communicate it to others.
Acura is the first automaker to open a digital showroom in the metaverse. This digital showroom offers a digital look at the company's newest model coupled with a limited edition NFT and digital clothing line by artist Andreas Wannerstedt. Acura is differentiating itself from other competitors by meeting customers in virtual worlds.
Horizon Worlds is a virtual world powered by Meta's Oculus technology. Meta is the rebranded name for the Facebook corporation, and their rebrand emphasizes the mainstream importance of metaverses. Given Meta's considerable financial resources and popularity, as well as VR hardware technology, Horizon Worlds will likely be a prominent metaverse over the next few years.
The Sandbox is a metaverse that was initially a mobile phone game and has pivoted to become a decentralized immersive 3D world-builder. It has over two million users. To join in, you will need a cryptocurrency wallet that enables you to buy and sell NFTs on its marketplace, backed by the Ethereum blockchain. A unique aspect of The Sandbox is the ability to buy, sell and rent out virtual land, sometimes for a profit.
Decentraland is a metaverse where users have the agency to develop and profit from their content. It was the first metaverse to be backed by the Ethereum cryptocurrency. Its blockchain-based software allows users to purchase and own virtual land as a recorded digital asset.
Virtual worlds lack physical boundaries and are by nature immersive and deeply expansive. Currently, the most coveted metric for any online experience is user engagement. The metaverse can host millions of users simultaneously, revolutionizing event production. Pop star Ariana Grande's massively attended and immersive online concert shows us the potential for future music and entertainment platform events.
In an open and immersive virtual world, data, currencies, and transactions are core aspects of a digitally native experience. Use this article to get to know how these ideas are entangled with the economic fabric of virtual reality.
Roblox is a gaming platform that has several virtual worlds contained within it. Wildly popular first among young people, Roblox has an active user base exceeding 150 million. What sets this platform apart from its competitors is its concern for the safety of its (often young) user base while connecting them in real-time. Their success proves a critical aspect of a developing metaverse is real-time interaction with engaging activities in a welcoming environment.
Ikea shortens the gap between designing your space and purchasing their products by developing an AR app that helps you improve your furniture buying experience.
Virtual reality and the technologies that power it are not only changing the way we think about work but also how and where we work together. This technology opens up opportunities for business and innovation on a global scale.
MetaverseDAO is a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) that creates value through "yield-farming" across different networks. This site is not a metaverse but a financial organization that uses its profits to build VR/AR gaming. Using blockchain technology, the user's who have invested in this process collectively vote and authorize projects.
New technologies can have overlapping capabilities while taking up the same conceptual space. Use this article to understand the basics of VR, AR, MR, and XR and how they relate to each other.
There is a profound opportunity to develop AR/VR technology that uplifts marginalized and disabled communities. Read this post as it is a powerful primer on future action and innovation toward an accessible and equitable Metaverse.
Use this article to familiarize yourself with the basic concepts of the Metaverse. It contains an interesting take on how VR headsets will need to become a lot more user-friendly before GenZ mass adopts the hardware.
Learn why some of the biggest banks are investing in quantum computing and how simulations are used to forecast market effects. Could the race to this new faster technology redefine the banking industry?
Curious about the market potential for VR and AR? Introduce yourself to three reasons why VR and AR might be considered "slow to take off".
This fun-to-watch introduction to quantum computing introduces fundamentals such as the definition of a qubit, quantum entanglement, and some potential use cases for this type of computing.
People bring behaviors like creativity, joy and care into the metaverse. They also bring bad ones, like harassment and abuse. The metaverse as an idea requires moderating not just content but attending to behavior. Some moments of harassment lead to innovation of features like a personal boundary function around an avatar. Also there is a lot of opportunity for skillful upgrades of AI and content moderation—especially in 'context-aware' recognition of potential harms.
Several issues are important to solve in the creation of metaverses, such as hyper-reality that causes VR sickness and privacy. Users are willing to engage in an exchange of data as long as they have agency over it. If technology starts to catalog thought through Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCI) or biometric data larger ethical issues can arise.
Online video games are a rallying point for entertainment and world-building. The need to play, explore and create is a shared value between games and metaverses because gaming is often an entry point into new ideas and technology. The metaverse takes the world-building of gaming a step further and releases us from any single programmed narrative, and allows the user to explore and define their own experience.
Take a deep dive into the definitions of the metaverse and their financial and market implications with this white paper written by Citibank.
If you still don't quite get what the Metaverse is, this article will help you with some basic definitions, relationships, and applications.
Another dive into the ideas, structure and potential of the metaverse. The important take away is that the term 'Metaverse' "doesn't refer to one specific type of technology, but rather a broad (and often speculative) shift in how we interact with technology."
APIs are becoming very popular, and many companies are experiencing API-related cybersecurity incidents. Techradar breaks down the facts about API security risks and links them to a report that can help enterprises make informed decisions about their data.
By meeting in virtual space teams create a space for relationships to grow regardless of physical proximity. Oculus by Meta looks to promote an immersive and global remote working culture using VR technology.
A quick read focusing on how brand management teams can access the marketing and community potential of the metaverse. Becoming an early adopter in this new digital landscape sets brands apart from their competitors.
This whitepaper from ONYX by J.P Morgan promotes a "buy-in early" mentality alongside a valuation of the metaverse being a $1 trillion market opportunity.
A patch of virtual real-estate in the metaverse Decentraland sold for the equivalent of 2.4 million USD using MANA (Decentraland's unique cryptocurrency). These digital "land grabs" show a building interest and act as a legitimizing signal for innovation, entrepreneurship, and digital business.
A CNBC video reporting on the speculative value of virtual real-estate while also explaining some fundamentals of the potential metaverse.