Everyone continues to say they don’t want to live in the metaverse, a sentiment that Meta and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg can’t seem to shake. David Limp, Amazon’s head of devices, stated last week that he doesn’t want to live in a virtual world for more than a few hours a day.
Limp had similar ideas in an interview with the Financial Times last month, in which he spent most of his time, as he has for the previous year and a half, advocating his vision of ambient computing — the premise that computers are everywhere.
When Limp spoke at The Wall Street Journal’s Future of Everything Festival, he was questioned about the metaverse. While he thinks “some type of place-shifting” will happen in the future, he is more interested in technology that “improves the here and now.”
Even with current technology like as phones and wireless headphones, he claims it may be difficult to communicate with his children, even while they are in the same room. ” “I’d want to work on technologies that raise people’s heads, allow them to appreciate the actual world around them, and make family life more social.”
“If I asked these few hundred folks what the metaverse was, we’d get 205 different replies,” he said. We don’t have a standard definition since it means various things to different individuals.”
We don’t have a standardized definition since it means different things to different people.“ Mark Zuckerberg has attempted to clarify what he means by “metaverse,” but he is currently big on vision and light on precise facts — though he does suggest that augmented reality