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The metaverse : and how it will revolutionize everything  Cover Image Book Book

The metaverse : and how it will revolutionize everything / Matthew Ball.


"From the leading theorist of the Metaverse comes the definitive account of the next internet: what the Metaverse is, what it will take to build it, and what it means for all of us"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781324092032
  • ISBN: 1324092033
  • Physical Description: xv, 336 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, [2022]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 313-322) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I. What is the Metaverse? -- A brief history of the future -- Confusion and uncertainty -- A definition (finally) -- The next internet -- Part II. Building the Metaverse -- Networking -- Computing -- Virtual world engines -- Interoperability -- Hardware -- Payment rails -- Blockchains -- Part III. How the Metaverse will revolutionize everything -- When will the Metaverse arrive? -- Meta-businesses -- Metaverse winners and losers -- Metaversal existence -- Conclusion. Spectators, all.
Subject: Shared virtual environments.
Internet > Social aspects.
Human-computer interaction.
Virtual reality.
Computers and civilization.
Genre: Informational works.

Available copies

  • 6 of 6 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rolla Public.


  • 0 current holds with 6 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rolla Public Library NF 303.4834 BAL (Text) 38256101854234 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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