Tech Won't Save Us

Why the Metaverse Must Be Stopped w/ Brian Merchant

November 04, 2021 Paris Marx, Brian Merchant Episode 88
Tech Won't Save Us
Why the Metaverse Must Be Stopped w/ Brian Merchant
Show Notes

Paris Marx is joined by Brian Merchant to discuss Mark Zuckerberg’s big plans for the metaverse, everything that’s wrong with it, the concept’s scifi origins, and why Silicon Valley is desperate to make it happen.

Brian Merchant is the author of The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone and Blood in the Machine, coming in 2022. Follow Brian on Twitter at @bcmerchant.

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