THR Web Features   /   May 3, 2022

What Does Mark Zuckerberg Want from the Metaverse?

Virtual reality and the next step in modernization.

The Editors

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What does Mark Zuckerberg want from the metaverse? Silicon Valley is building out new immersive and virtual technologies that its developers hope will transform the way that we work and live together. But how will those experiences be governed? How will they be tracked or manipulated? And what does all of this mean for the future of democracy?

In this Hedgehog Chat, associate editor Kyle Edward Williams sits down with Malloy Owen, writer and doctoral student in political science at Stanford University, to discuss these questions as well as his recent essay on the metaverse for The Hedgehog Review, “Between Utopia and Disaster.”