$ 8 trillion market. The sky is the limit of freedom and slavery.
It engrosses Mark Zuckerberg, so he renames Facebook (parent company) to Meta and develops it. Tactile gloves It interacts and gives a tactile sensation. We are developing a haptic suit that feels like a whole body.
Chinese Tencent On June 20th, he announced that he was also jumping into the Metaverse. Approximately 300 new Tencenters units are accelerating the development of Metaverse software and hardware.
Microsoft, Disney, ByteDance (owner of TikTok), and Apple are also in meta-development.
Get $ 8 trillion Beijing attention.. Many are from 1.4 billion consumers in China. The administration will use its market power to influence the content of the global market as well as the Chinese metaverse.
However, while Chinese companies are struggling with the West in terms of hardware and software, they will suffer significant disadvantages in the development of meta-content.
Beijing Censorship Rules and Bans on Cryptocurrencies Like Bitcoin and Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) Like Pictures of “Boring Monkeys” $ 99 trillion), Disables a prosperous and decentralized community of Metaverse content producers.Even tattoos forbidden Don’t expect to buy a Uighur “boring monkey” with a mohawk for a Chinese soccer player.
Given the general demand for novelty and the aversion to the diversity of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), the Metaverse could split along national boundaries, at least between China and other countries. I have.
And the Chinese Metaverse can be ectopic.
For example, if you try to say “Taiwan is an independent country” or “Falun Gong is a protected religion,” avatars may say the opposite because of voice recognition technology combined with artificial intelligence (AI). Even you, the user, do not necessarily know that what your avatar said in the Metaverse has nothing to do with your true beliefs.
The suitability can be horribly perfect.
Tactile suits and goggles or goggles that bring joy pain It can be developed to reward or punish actions based on the goals of the CCP. The state can require citizens to wear them.
Hearing and vision can be fully mediated by Metaverse headphones and goggles. Augmented reality (AR) combined with AI CCP To tell you what you want to hear, even when talking to your spouse in the bedroom.
Today, it’s a science fiction novel. But China is very “AltitudeWith social control techniques, you need to plan to mitigate the risk of metadystopia rather than expecting the best.
There is almost certainly a lot of “Xi Jinping thought” in Meta China. Marxism It has the characteristics of China.
As a punishment for not remembering propaganda, you can be forced to do hours of virtual eradication and eradication while repeatedly listening to the communist slogan. If you miss the spot, your tactile suit will give you a zap.
Compare it with the figurative “sex, drugs, rock and roll” and the liberal support of violence already living in the Western Metaverse.
For example, see above video According to TheProGamerJay, which has 2.7 million YouTube followers. Search for “haptic suits” and you’ll be ranked high in Google’s hits.
In the Western Metaverse, the sky is the limit, everything else is boring, putting moms, dads, and Xi at a disadvantage.
Take violence as an example. The most popular video and metagames are full of shooting and knife fights, with plenty of “ketchup” spewing around the screen.
Not so in China.There, by law, blood must be colored green Don’t violate the censorship rules for too many gussets.
Beijing’s attitude towards the Metaverse shows its hostility towards individuals and their peculiar desire. For example, TheProGamerJay wants to feel pain in a tactile vest. He does so by gluing sandpaper and studs inside it.
Most of us don’t want the pain of the Metaverse. However, we defend The ProGamer Jay’s right to self-expression.
In that respect, at least Beijing’s regime is still at a disadvantage. They do not understand that popularity requires human acceptance in all of its diversity.
The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Epoch Times.