Want to know how fast virtual worlds are going to appear? TikTok recently added a new effect called "AI greenscreen." Users type a description, then the AI does its best to interpret the prose and output an image that can be used as a background for a TikTok video. Continue Reading →
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When someone says "the metaverse," what do they mean? At the moment, the observable metaverse is a continuum that spans experiences from virtual reality (VR) through mixed reality (MR) to augmented reality (AR). The experiences are different, but some of the most successful metaverse projects share many common creative and technological attributes. What are they? To help figure it out, we've been developing a framework we call the Standard Model of the Metaverse. Continue Reading →
Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, has successfully tested the "Merge," which is now planned for mid-September 2022. The Merge is what engineers are calling the transition of the Ethereum blockchain's Proof-of-Work (PoW) consensus mechanism to Proof-of-Stake (PoS). Continue Reading →