The gamer community inspired Alexis Ohanian to co-found Reddit. The future of our virtual lives, he says, will rise from the bottom up too.
"Minecraft and Fortnite are closer to the metaverse than anything Facebook has built, or frankly, is likely to build,” John Carmack tells me.
Why I'm writing a sequel to my book, Masters of Doom, in my newsletter.
Id Software co-founder Tom Hall on the metaverse, Commander Keen, and the importance of pushwalls. "There's more than appears," he says.
For visionary sci-fi authors William Gibson and Neal Stephenson, the future of our virtual lives starts with games.
John Romero has seen the future of the metaverse, and it's not Snow Crash.
Masters of Disruption: How the Gamer Generation Built the Future [8]Listen now (3 min) | Long before Meta, there was Second Life.
In part two of my conversation with John Carmack: the Holodeck, emails from Zuck, and the S curve of success.
Doom co-creator Tom Hall on virtual reality and the future of game design.
"With AI, I'm looking for that clever hack." In my new interview, John Carmack discuss his legacy, the future of AI, and why he almost went into nuclear…
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Big burgs, maker minions, and how Roblox became a $30 billion empire.