What is the metaverse and how is it changing the already-porous boundaries between the real and the virtual?
For today’s show, Esty explores the metaverse and what it means for society with digital media scholar Janet Murray and tech journalist Adi Robertson from The Verge.
Janet Murray is a professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication and director of the Digital Integrative Liberal Arts Center at Georgia Tech. She is the author of several books, including Hamlet on the Holodeck: The Future of Narrative in Cyberspace (MIT Press, 1997).
Adi Robertson is a senior reporter at The Verge, where she covers technology policy, video games, virtual and augmented reality, biohacking, tech history, and other topics.