Reality Media VIII: On violence in the Metaverse

War has broken out again, and it’s a bit surreal. So far, the main concerns about the Metaverse have been about authoritarian politics and profit seeking, but the Russian invasion of Ukraine might be the first war in the Metaverse - it’s being reported live by a zillion smartphones for starters. We are all embedded journalists now.

Today’s discussion: We always thought the internet would bring people together and usher world peace, but will it turn out to be an instrument of dystopian war?