When Facebook Inc announced that it was changing its name to Meta last month, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that this reflected the company’s ambition of “building the metaverse”. Other big brands such as Microsoft and Epic Games have also said that they will invest in this type of technology. But, what exactly is the metaverse and how close are we to being a part of it?
What would it be like to walk around the ancient site of Olympia at the time the original Olympic Games were held?
A partnership between Microsoft and Greece's Ministry of Culture and Sport is offering visitors the answer, launching an immersive tour at one of the world's major archaeological sites.
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Boris Johnson has joked that the UK may have to sacrifice a goat to a mythical god to boost wind power production in his bid to reach net zero carbon emissions.
Speaking with Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates at the Global Investment Summit in London, the prime minister said: "We must propitiate to the Aeolus, the god of wind … sacrifice a goat or something … in a humane way!" Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn