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Top metaverse news for this week (Aug 8 to Aug 14)
Join me in this journey into the latest happenings about, around and into the metaverse. This weekly rundown will keep you updated on the most interesting news from around the world. Are you ready to oscillate in the metaverse with me?
Korea Blockchain Week 2022 to end with Metaverse shenanigans
In our first news, we bring you updates from the hottest tech event happening in the world right now, Korea Blockchain Week 2022. Metaverse was the main focus of discussion during this Asia’s largest blockchain event of the year, currently happening in Seoul. From adoption challenges to strategies for Web3 companies and opportunities in the virtual land, governance and NFT’s were the topics of discussion. More than 7000 people are attending this fifth annual event in Seoul, and around 120 industry leaders are scheduled to speak, discuss, and share their opinions on the future of fin-tech. See the complete list of speakers here.
Why Mark Cuban calls the concept of buying digital real estate ‘Dumbest Shit Ever’: comment explained
When you search buying digital land in the metaverse, you get more than 1.5 million results with influencers, marketers, and businesses explaining how you can do it step by step from selecting the metaverse platform to connecting it with wallet and paying through cryptocurrencies.
In a recent interview with a YouTube channel Altcoin Daily the billionaire 'Shark Tank' star and crypto evangelist Mark Cuban called out on businesses and people buying or selling real-estate by stating,
The worst part is that people are buying real estate in these places. That’s just the dumbest shit ever. - Mark Cuban, American billionaire owner of Dellas Maverick, and investor.
He explains further that metaverse is all about building an engaging community and then after that providing a space for promotion to the brands by identifying the perceived value would help benefit the community and brands. This model would make a lot more sense than doing it like the traditional real-estate model.
Nvidia ups the game with metaverse tools
Nvidia's real-time graphics collaboration platform Omniverse now gets a series of new tools for creators and developers to make realistic metaverse. The company announced Avatar Cloud Engine; DeepSearch AI 3D search engine; NeuralVDB AI upgrade for Sparse Volume Data; connection to NVIDIA Modulus for Scientific Digital Twins; updates to PhysX, MDL and more. The new tools will help creators in building accurate digital twins and realistic avatars.
In the second part of this announcement Nvidia disclosed ongoing development of connectors for Blender, Autodesk Alias and Autodesk Civil 3D, Siemens JT, SimScale, Open Geospatial Consortium, and Unity, which will further unlock metaverse workflows for manufacturing, engineering and design companies.
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