Militarize the Metaverse

Superpower rivalry extending to the virtual realm where US has a tech edge but China believes it is culturally superior.

In yet another realm of US-China rivalry, both superpowers are treating the emerging metaverse as a contested military domain.

The metaverse is a digital, parallel world created thanks to developments in the internet, virtual reality, networking technologies and augmented reality, to name but a few of its technological enablers. Currently, there is no single unified metaverse but rather fragmentation of multiple metaverses created by various companies and programmers.

Read more at “US, China race to militarize the metaverse”

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