Why The Metaverse Matters

Even though human development has been completely transformed by applied science, we second guess the tools emerging from the advanced technologies to solve our existing and potential problems of the future. 

Why The Metaverse Matters
Why The Metaverse Matters

There are those who are more pessimistic about the future of the metaverse. They argue a lack of real-world applications for the metaverse is a sign that the technology may not be as revolutionary as it once was thought to be. They contend that the metaverse has already proven itself to be a niche technology, with most users simply playing games or participating in virtual experiences. They argue that the metaverse may have a limited appeal to the mainstream and that the current crypto market and tech layoffs signal this.

But in fact, we are refusing the best simulator the world has ever seen.

The Metaverse provides users with a realistic and immersive virtual experience, allowing them to collaborate and customize their environment. Imagine, environmentalists, biologists, economists, doctors, and artists using this technology to expand their creativity.

Through the Metaverse, people can join forces to develop renewable energy sources, create virtual simulations of the environment to better understand how climate change is impacting it, and create virtual campaigns to raise awareness about climate change.

Despite the challenges we are currently facing, we are also living in a time of great innovation and resilience. The global pandemic has highlighted the importance of cooperation and solidarity, bringing communities together in new and creative ways. Although it has been a difficult time for many, we have seen examples of individuals and organisations rising to the occasion. Finding ways to adapt and overcome the obstacles in their path.

Even in the midst of an economic recession, it is an opportunity for innovation and growth. During tough economic times, individuals and organisations are often forced to think creatively and find new ways to generate revenue and create value. The climate crisis, too, is sparking new innovations and technologies, as individuals and organisations work to mitigate its effects and build a more sustainable future. We are seeing the rise of renewable energy sources (solar, wind, geothermal, hydropower, bioenergy) new transportation technologies (maglev trains, driverless cars, delivery drones) and innovative solutions to reduce waste and pollution (composting, package-free stores, smart waste bins).

Governments, businesses, and individuals all have a role to play in finding solutions to these unprecedented global problems, and it will take collaboration and innovation to create a brighter future. The metaverse seems to be a plausible solution to consolidate all of this.

Technology and applied science have a unique and powerful role in addressing global problems. It is being used to develop vaccines, reduce carbon emissions, and enable remote work, just to state a few examples.

Technology can also enable greater access to information and resources, which are essential for finding solutions to global issues. For example, predictive analytics can be used to analyse and interpret data, enabling researchers and decision-makers to gain insight into the causes and effects of global problems. This will lead to more informed and effective policy and resource allocation decisions.

New technologies are being developed to help mitigate the effects of global problems and reduce their prevalence. For example, 3D printing is being used to quickly produce medical supplies and equipment, while artificial intelligence is being used to develop new and more efficient ways of producing clean energy. Cloud computing is being used to enable remote work, while blockchain technology is being used to increase transparency in supply chains and other areas.

The predictive analytics of the Metaverse will be the strongest and most accurate for complex systems. It will completely change our decision-making.

It is quite easy to criticise this emerging technology given that the most avid company about it lost more than 100 billion dollars last year. Mark Zuckerberg wanted to be the protagonist of this story but as we all know, the Metaverse still needs development.

Criticism often requires less effort and thought than giving something a fair chance, and taking into account uncertainty now, the scepticism is not surprising.

Education towards advanced technology and applied science in our current generation and future will mould this incredible tool for the better. We can take more advantage of an instrument as we increase our education. Actually, this is another area where the metaverse can help greatly. It can be used as a learning environment. Many educational institutions are beginning to utilise the Metaverse to provide virtual classrooms and courses. This can be incredibly helpful for students who may not be able to attend traditional classes due to distance or other factors.

Metaverse solutions for global issues

The Metaverse is an invaluable tool in addressing current global problems and creativity. It can provide access to information and resources, and enable the best predictive analytics to help inform decision-making providing new and innovative solutions to global issues.

With the right level of collaboration and innovation, the metaverse can be a powerful force for integrity.

It is no secret that we as a society look to the future with uncertainty and fear. We know that this way we mass produce and pollute will lead to gigantic disasters, yet we are reluctant to accept this.

Given how technology and applied science have saved humanity in the past, the Metaverse is not only needed, It is Vital!

The article is written by Andres Abadia, in collaboration with Intelligenthq.