Lecture, Barnard's Inn Hall, Tuesday, 25 Oct 2022 - 18:00

What is the Metaverse?

a man using a virtual reality headset

What exactly is the Metaverse? And is it really that new?

This talk will explore our emotional connections to cyberspace, our feelings of presence and immediacy in online environments, and what this means for the intensity of our experiences, good and bad. As technology promises ever more immersive, embodied experiences involving 360 degree vision, touch, and even taste, how might this merging of cyber and physical affect our lives?

Dr Victoria Baines

Professor Victoria Baines

IT Livery Company Professor of Information Technology

Victoria Baines is a leading authority in the field of online trust, safety and cybersecurity. She frequently contributes to major broadcast media outlets on digital...

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