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What Is the Metaverse?

The world has become more virtual in the last few years than any other time in the previous twenty. It seems like everyone is talking about the metaverse now—but what does it mean, in reality? Join instructor Christopher Lafayette for a deep dive into the metaverse in this beginner-friendly course, exploring what it is, how it’s being applied today, and what to expect in the future.

Discover the history, context, and emergence of the metaverse as an impactful virtual space. Learn about interacting ethically, equitably, and safely with the internet and its many users. Find out what the metaverse could do to education, the product development lifecycle, delivery and supply, and the economy of gear. Upon completing this course, you’ll have a better understanding of the industries that will come to thrive in the Web3 world.

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