September 23, 2022

How to Build a Metaverse, Part 1: Genesis

by The Journal.

Background show artwork for The Journal.

Nearly two decades before companies like Meta began pouring billions of dollars into the metaverse, a little company called Linden Lab already had one. In Part 1 of our series, we meet the programmers who built Second Life -- a 3-D virtual world where users could be and do whatever they could imagine. And we meet the intrepid users who were the pioneers of this brave new world.

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