Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched its Starship and Super Heavy booster rocket for the first time Thursday, sending the 400-foot-tall structure into the air before it exploded around the 4-minute mark. While the explosion was unplanned, SpaceX considers the launch a success, and a sign of progress for the program that could one day transport humans to the moon and Mars. The launch, which was part of...
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Don’t Count the Metaverse Out
The technology hype cycle would have us believe that the metaverse—so recently the darling of digital trendsetters—is on the decline, its place usurped by generative artificial intelligence. Yet this narrative, while superficially attractive, is a fiction. The truth is that emerging technologies are part of a synergistic ecosystem. Rather than heralding the demise of the metaverse,...
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