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A novel predicted the metaverse (and hyperinflation) 30 years ago

7 mins | Jul 7, 2022
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How Neal Stephenson's 1992 novel became a reality. "Snow Crash" predicted the metaverse with a fictional world that eerily echoes ours. In this peculiar piece, Theo Zenou examines the novel's legacy and — years after predicting the digital future — the author's new ambitions to shape it.
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