Recommended Reading: Two decades in the metaverse
Charlie Warzel, The Atlantic
The metaverse isn’t really a new concept. In his Galaxy Brain newsletter, Warzel chats with Wagner James Au, journalist and author who was offered the chance to be a reporter embedded inside Second Life. He speaks to both the history and future of digital communities with hope and criticism.
Teddy Amenabar, The Washington Post
The golden age of video games is about more than finding time to play them all. It’s also about finding the time to actually finish them. And if you’re spending more time in a certain universe, you might be willing to spend more money there.
David McCabe, The New York Times
California’s new online privacy regulator is the first agency of its kind in the US. The Times speaks with its leader Ashkan Soltani about how he’s creating what’s “easily the most difficult thing I’ve done in my life, but also I think potentially the most impactful.”