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Ahnahktsipiitaa's (Colin Van Loon) NFB VR experience This Is Not a Ceremony is now touring Canadian cities

Ahnahktsipiitaa’s (Colin Van Loon) NFB VR experience This Is Not a Ceremony is now touring Canadian cities

TORONTO- WEBWIRE – Wednesday, September 28, 2022 Virtual reality experience This is not a ceremonycreated by writer and director Niitsitapi Ahnahktsipiitaa (Colin Van Loon), is now touring communities and festivals across Canada, giving more people the opportunity to experience this powerful, cinematic Indigenous virtual reality work. A 21-minute course available in English and French as …

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The sci-fi writer who coined the term 'metaverse' is building his own

The sci-fi writer who coined the term ‘metaverse’ is building his own

Neal Stephenson, Cyberpunk sci-fi writer who coined the term “metaverse” in his book “Snow Crash”, collaborates with a cryptocurrency enthusiast to build his own virtual world, Wired reported last week. The move, which is believed to stem from Stephenson’s concern (and “disgust”) with existing iterations of the metaverse concept, raises speculation about its impact and …

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