Big Picture

Framework for the Metaverse by Matthew Ball

https://www.matthewball.vc/all/forwardtothemetaverseprimer

Gaming 101: What Is the Metaverse? by Juxtathinka

https://hackernoon.com/gaming-101-what-is-the-metaverse

What is the metaverse, and do I have to care? by Adi Robertson and Jay Peters

https://www.theverge.com/22701104/metaverse-explained-fortnite-roblox-facebook-horizon

Meet me in the Metaverse by Jonathan Lai

https://a16z.com/2020/12/07/social-strikes-back-metaverse/

A multiverse, not the metaverse by Eric Peckham

https://techcrunch.com/2020/02/25/virtual-worlds-intro/

The Seven Rules of the Metaverse by Tony Parisi

https://medium.com/meta-verses/the-seven-rules-of-the-metaverse-7d4e06fa864c

The Virtual Economy by L’Atelier

https://atelier.net/virtual-economy/

Applications & Stories

Web3 Metaverse Chat with Mark Zuckerberg by Gary Vaynerchuk

https://www.garyvaynerchuk.com/web3-metaverse-chat-with-mark-zuckerberg/

Mark in the Metaverse by Casey Newton

https://www.theverge.com/22588022/mark-zuckerberg-facebook-ceo-metaverse-interview

Into the Void: Where Crypto Meets the Metaverse by Piers Kicks

https://metaversed.net/into-the-void

The Uncensored Library: Reporters without Borders inside Minecraft

https://www.uncensoredlibrary.com/en

Metaverse + Crypto by a16z Good Time Show

https://a16z-live.simplecast.com/episodes/a16z-live-ch-metaverse-and-crypto-210804

What Ready Player Two tells us about the metaverse by Dean Takahashi

https://venturebeat.com/2021/01/22/the-deanbeat-what-ready-player-two-tells-us-about-the-metaverse/

Content, Services, and Asset Business in the Metaverse by Matthew Ball

https://www.matthewball.vc/all/csametaverse

The Economy of the Metaverse: Interview with Epic CEO Tim Sweeney by Joseph Kim

https://medium.com/gamemakers/the-economy-of-the-metaverse-interview-with-epic-ceo-tim-sweeney-1822eed01ddf

How To’s; Get Started

A 22-year-old breaks down how to join the Metaverse by Felicia Hou

https://fortune.com/2021/12/07/how-i-signed-up-metaverse/

Reintroducing the Open Metaverse OS Paper by Jamie Burke

https://outlierventures.io/research/the-open-metaverse-os/

The Responsible Use of Spatial Data by W3C

https://www.w3.org/TR/responsible-use-spatial/

Parts List for the Metaverse by Philip Rosedale

https://www.highfidelity.com/backlog/parts-list-for-the-metaverse

Balaji Srinivasan on Building a ‘Pseudonymous Economy” by Shannon Voight

https://blog.blockstack.org/balaji-srinivasan-on-building-a-pseudonymous-economy/