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Open newsletter – february 23, 2022

ASIA A divide is emerging between how the Asia Pacific region has responded to the Omicron wave of COVID-19, and how North American and Western European countries have responded. East Asia Forum, Jeremy Youde: Asia’s cautious approach to Omicron AUSTRALIA One of the former Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade officials involved with a new […]

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China to cultivate SMEs engaging in metaverse: MIIT (Global Times)

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) plans to cultivate a group of innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to enter the metaverse and other emerging fields, accelerating economy-wide digitalization. China to cultivate SMEs engaging in metaverse: MIIT – Global Times

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Dal metaverso al metacapitalismo: un nuovo stadio del capitalismo della sorveglianza? (Mauro Lombardi, Agenda Digitale)

Tattica diversiva o scenario distopico? Il metaverso abiliterà il metacapitalism? Un’analisi dei processi in corso e delle questioni aperte per un’evoluzione a misura di umani Dal metaverso al metacapitalismo: un nuovo stadio del capitalismo della sorveglianza? – Agenda Digitale

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Silicon Valley’s metaverse will suck reality into the virtual world — and ostracize those who aren’t plugged in (Katie Canales, Business Insider, India)

The metaverse has been peddled as a futuristic place where we all — sitting in our living rooms with goggles strapped to our noggins — can interact, buy things, date, and more in a virtual world. But what if, in addition to being a place, the metaverse also represents something else: a point in time […]

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Metaverse: A bubble that could soon burst? (Yin Ruizhi, ThinkChina)

On 29 October, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg announced the company’s name change to Meta, and released a rousing video, pushing talk of the metaverse — this year’s hottest internet topic — to a new high. And right now, there are two opposing views about investments in the metaverse. One side feels that the metaverse is a bubble […]