Thursday, October 28, 2021

Facebook => Meta(verse)

 Mark Zuckerberg on why Facebook is rebranding to Meta - The Verge

"...has been pouring billions of dollars — at least $10 billion this year alone — into building the metaverse, an expansive, immersive vision of the internet


Over the past few weeks, the company has been hit with a nonstop barrage of criticism... To the many critics, distancing the company brand and Zuckerberg from the name Facebook will be seen as an evasion tactic."

What is the metaverse, and do I have to care? - The Verge

Neal Stephenson famously coined the term “metaverse” in his 1992 novel Snow Crash, where it referred to a 3D virtual world inhabited by avatars of real people.

Metaverse Primer:

“The Metaverse is an expansive network of persistent, real-time rendered 3D worlds and simulations that support continuity of identity, objects, history, payments, and entitlements, and can be experienced synchronously by an effectively unlimited number of users, each with an individual sense of presence.”

.NET Interactive Notebooks (VS Code + Jupyter)

.NET Interactive Notebooks - Visual Studio Marketplace

GitHub - dotnet/interactive: .NET Interactive takes the power of .NET and embeds it into your interactive experiences. Share code, explore data, write, and learn across your apps in ways you couldn't before.

Visual Studio Code April 2020

The VS Code team is working on native support for Notebooks. The most popular Notebooks in use these days are Jupyter Notebooks and while investigating them, we began looking at ways to build a Notebook solution that is unbiased and supports different styles of Notebooks.


 .NET Interactive Workbooks | Meetup

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