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Metaverse—The Evolving Realities and Ethics

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Ethical and Social Issues in the Information Age

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This chapter considers a new and exuberant but not yet physically existing technology platform that is already exciting young people, technologists, high-tech industries, and probably a big percentage of us, if only we come to understand what it really is. The chapter covers a detailed discussion of the existing technologies and a combination of the architectures that will support this platform, its functions, and its expected social and ethical implications. Two issues and of major concern as far as social and ethical implications are concerned. These are immersion and telepresence. A discussion is started by a more thorough discussion as the reader grasps the concepts more and better.

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Kizza, J.M. (2023). Metaverse—The Evolving Realities and Ethics. In: Ethical and Social Issues in the Information Age. Texts in Computer Science. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-24863-4_13

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