Make Way for the Metaverse - The Scholarly Kitchen
peter.suber's bookmarks 2022-01-11
"Predicting where a new tool will take us is a fool’s errand, of course, but practitioners of scholarly communications may want to consider the Metaverse as a new medium, comparable in some respects to audio or video or the networked worlds of Twitter or Pinterest. When Twitter came along, the right question was, What can we do with it? Some people are dismissive about any medium for scholarly communications that is not as good as, or a substitute for, the formally published article. But the formal article is only one aspect of scholarly communications."