Sunday, 3 July, 2022

Topic: Metaverse

Virtual clinics for mental health, nutrition — why hospital chain has taken metaverse plunge

Yashoda Hospitals Group has set up an information centre in the space it bought on metaverse platform Decentraland, and expects patient services to be ready by next year.

Metaverse is exciting, futuristic technology. But we need to ponder over its potential misuse

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Schools, universities in the metaverse? Why virtual reality is catching edtech’s attention

Until now, India's edtech boom was characterised by online video sessions and pre-recorded lessons. Proponents of metaverse classrooms have a whole other thing planned.

Wordle, BeReal & Facebook — apps becoming less addictive as they ditch dopamine model

The move has come in response to several years of backlash against Big Tech platforms over safety concerns in rewarding attention-seeking behaviour.

How metaverse can improve education, health & climate—Upskilling programs to ‘test dummies’

Metaverse has a broader role to play in our society. Extending the real world that we live in can help us discover ways to make it better.

Metaverse will change the way we function — but here’s what it means for businesses

BMW, Disney, Gucci and Warner Bros are some of the companies already operating in the metaverse. Take a look at a summary of upcoming trends.

MetaShooter — a decentralised blockchain-based unique hunting Metaverse

The game delivers sharp graphics that give users a real-life hunting experience. It also has a chat session & leaderboards where players can communicate with their counterparts.

3 cryptocurrencies you need for your portfolio – Ethereum, XRP & FIREPIN Token (FRPN)

It's the best time to invest in Ethereum, XRP and FIREPIN tokens as they are expected to benefit the most from the 2022 bull run.

Shopping, studying and working: How we will spend an hour a day in the metaverse in 2026

About 30% of the world’s organisations will have metaverse products and services by 2026, too, says technology research specialist Gartner.

How Metaverse brand Tsukimi is uniting the world of daydreamers

From the minds of Ukiyo Inc, a multi-disciplinary creative house, Tsukimi is a project that unites art, community and the world of metaverse in a way never done before.

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Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.


A Sikorsky S-76D chopper | Credit: Twitter/@PawanHansLtd

Pawan Hans chopper crash not an anomaly, doesn’t bode well for govt-owned firm’s disinvestment

Crash that killed 4 one of several Pawan Hans chopper accidents in last few decades. These incidents, coupled with losses, operational issues & legal hurdles, may delay disinvestment.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.