9 Movies That Warn You to Steer Clear of Zuckerberg’s Metaverse

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, shown here alongside Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski trying to wear an Oculus headset at the Facebook booth at the Asia Pacific Economic Foundation Summit in Lima in November 2016.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, shown here alongside Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski trying to wear an Oculus headset at the Facebook booth at the Asia Pacific Economic Foundation Summit in Lima in November 2016.
Photo: Pablo Porciuncola/AFP (Getty Images)

Mark Zuckerberg is all about the metaverse these days. By metaverse we mean A virtual futuristic version of the internet that works as a 3D static version A virtual world enabled by technology such as VR and AR headsets. the metaverse Somewhat, already exists In forms ranging from video games to virtual chat apps and The internet is already working Like a strange parallel reality, but Zuckerberg is very convinced that this is the future that makes Facebook Inc. It renamed itself Meta And she has plans to get started Payment devices in retail stores.

It is clear that Zuckerberg did not come up with this concept, but rather invented it from decades of science fiction. THis name was first coined by Neil Stephenson1992 novel snow crashAnd Which is based on metaphors made by films such as you can see William Gibson’s 1984 novel Neuromancer Like hackers roaming in virtual worlds created by computers and the intense effects of Punk subculture. before and after snow crashAlthough, one might notice that almost all fictional versions of the metaverse are They are kind of miserable—Either you imagine it as a form of escape from a crumbling material reality destroyed by uncontrolled capitalism or an entry into a dangerous new one, privy to the manipulation and new forms of control by powerful giants, insidious hackers and diabolical artificial intelligence. Or, you know, sometimes she gets taken over by a serial killer.

These nine old movies (we define “old” as being released before the turn of the millennium) are flash films. A warning sign to stay away from the upcoming Metaverse on Facebook. Otherwise, you might tackle a TV, melt by the microwave, kill your wife in virtual reality, or awaken a brutal digital god that will devour us all.

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