The Metaverse Pretends That Life Is A Game. That’s The Whole Problem.

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Do you remember gamification? I do.

As does, I imagine, anyone else who was avidly following the rise of silicon valley social tech companies like Facebook from about, say, 2010 to 2016, the last moment when said companies were still generally portrayed in the broader discourse as innovative and genuinely helpful.

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Jumana Abu-Ghazaleh

Jumana Abu-Ghazaleh

Previously published in Fast Company, OneZero, IEEE Technology + Society. Founder @ Pivot For Humanity. Palestinian. Start with empathy, always.