#24 - Metaverse land rush, Theranos and Joan Didion | Curio

#24 - Metaverse land rush, Theranos and Joan Didion

40 mins | Jan 7, 2022

Your audio magazine curated by Ryan Broderick to help you sail into the weekend. In our first Weekend Edit of 2022, we begin talking about what to keep your eye out for in 2022. As the Financial Times puts it, we'll become more aware of the "venerability and vulnerability" of world leaders. We also discuss how the next 12 months might top the previous year for the space industry. We move on to our first Feature, which explores the so-called "land grab" in the metaverse, which seems to be plagued by buggy software, empty servers and huge opportunities for abuse. Our second piece covers the guilty verdict of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, whose story is a cautionary tale for failing entrepreneurs. We end with a tribute to the acclaimed American writer Joan Didion, who died in December 2021. 00:00:51 - Section 1 - Weekly Roundup 00:02:30 - Section 2 - Features - Wired & Financial Times 00:28:20 - Section 3 - Conversation Starters - The Cut

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