ONLINE: The metaverse is considered the next evolution of the internet. Imagine, together we will immerse ourselves and explore why and how technology and the metaverse could revolutionize our culture and society. This is a beginners course on the basic elements of the metaverse. You do not have to be a tech expert to gain insight and understanding of how this important evolution could impact us, our children, grandchildren and future generations. Discover the key players who are developing the metaverse and listen to our expert guest speakers give an insider’s look into this ever-changing new world that is being created. Understand how the metaverse could impact the worlds of art, fashion, entertainment, real estate, travel, education, health, the work place and how we relate to one another in the future of the Internet. This lecture course will include keynote presentations, videos, and guest speakers with Q&A discussions. | Lecture + Q&A.
Max enrollment: 40.
Terry Melville, former vice president/fashion director for Macy’s, built a reputation as an innovator with exceptional abilities to spot emerging trends around the world and turn them into big business. She continues to be on the cutting edge of big trends, the metaverse being one of them. This course is an in-depth study of the session The Dawning of Tech & What the Future Might Bring, taught in the Winter 2022 term's course The Creativity of the Late ’70s: How It Shaped Our Lives Today.