The Open Metaverse Alliance and the need for interoperability

The Open Metaverse Alliance and the need for interoperability

October 19, 2022

Despite the growing mainstream interest, it’s still unclear what form the metaverse will take. With tech giants like Meta taking the lead, there is a risk that the metaverse will face the same issues as Web2 platforms. But there is a growing push to ensure the metaverse is not another “walled garden”. The recent launch […]

Metaverse concerts are driving mainstream adoption

Metaverse concerts are driving mainstream adoption

October 12, 2022

The recent MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) left no doubt that the music industry is all-in on the metaverse. Not only did this year’s VMAs see the first-ever award for Best Metaverse Performance, but it also featured Eminem and Snoop Dogg presenting a collaboration based on Yuga Labs’ new metaverse project, Otherside. This focus on […]

Will Web3 help or hinder our net-zero ambitions?

Will Web3 help or hinder our net-zero ambitions?

August 30, 2022

The next generation of the internet, Web3, promises to revolutionise our online lives. It represents a new web iteration built on the principle of decentralisation. As a result, it will be designed by people, for people, with our best interests at heart. Though the shift to Web3 may be an exciting prospect, it must contend […]

Equality and empowerment through blockchain apprenticeships

Equality and empowerment through blockchain apprenticeships

August 15, 2022

The blockchain and cloud industries are traditionally male-dominated. The cost of living and the education crises make higher education even more unaffordable and questionable. But what if Blockchain can provide a solution to both of these problems? Read on to find out how a new generation of talent challenges stereotypes using great alternative career paths […]

The hidden environmental costs of a centralised cloud

The hidden environmental costs of a centralised cloud

July 26, 2022

The environmental impact of cloud computing is becoming increasingly well known. Over the past year, mainstream outlets have begun to recognise that the cloud is not the insubstantial, weightless thing its name implies.   In fact, the cloud relies on an extensive physical infrastructure that requires enormous quantities of energy to power it. As a result, […]

Accessibility and inclusivity in the metaverse

Accessibility and inclusivity in the metaverse

June 24, 2022

Excitement over the metaverse continues to grow, and it’s easy to understand why. After all, who wouldn’t be excited at the prospect of a deeply immersive, open-ended, and persistent virtual world? What was once a sci-fi dream is now an impending reality. But the promise of the metaverse is inseparable from the quest for a […]

UK regulators to probe cloud giants: How a decentralised network provides an edge

UK regulators to probe cloud giants: How a decentralised network provides an edge

January 12, 2022

The UK financial regulators growing concerns that an outage or hack of cloud computing providers could disrupt the banking system isn’t without reason.  The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) aims to increase the scrutiny and access more data from cloud giants Amazon, Microsoft, and Google in response to the banking system’s overreliance on them, the Financial […]

How gaming in the metaverse will depend on the infrastructure that supports it

How gaming in the metaverse will depend on the infrastructure that supports it

December 1, 2021

The gaming industry is the fastest-growing sector in entertainment today. Helped by steady advancements in virtual reality technology and the emergence of cloud gaming, the industry will reach a market value of $314billion by 2026. This technology-driven growth has put the gaming industry at the forefront of the metaverse discourse. Currently, gaming as a social […]

Why does the metaverse strengthen the case for a decentralised internet?

Why does the metaverse strengthen the case for a decentralised internet?

November 3, 2021

It sounds like another Mars-themed VR game concept, but the metaverse is quickly shaping up to become one of the hottest topics in the tech community for some time. Last week, Facebook announced a strategic realignment to position itself for a future where it will play a leading role in developing the architecture to realise the metaverse

Your questions answered – Game of Bitcoins AMA detailed summary

Your questions answered – Game of Bitcoins AMA detailed summary

September 29, 2021

We’d like to say massive thanks to all of you who actively participated in the Cudos AMA held on 16th September 2021 at the Game of Bitcoins Channel. We appreciate all your support. This blog post is a recap of the entire session for all who missed it!