Steemit Crypto Academy Contest / S3W1 - The Metaverse by @lebey1

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One thing I love about the contest in the steemit crypto academy is that topics are always quite challenging, and that's good for me as I learn along the way. This season's contest theme is "The Metaverse," I must confess that I learned a lot while creating the post. I hope you learn na thing or two as I try to do just to the questions asked in line with the contest theme



Question: Define your understanding of the Metaverse. What has the Metaverse aimed to achieve? Is Metaverse here fully with us yet?

Metaverse (MVT) is a new cryptocurrency created by a group of blockchain experts and businessmen. The first version of Metaverse was launched in 2016, but the project has been delayed several times due to technical issues and legal matters. Now there are two versions of the platform: Metaverse 1 and Metaverse 2. We will focus on these two different projects in this blog article so that you can learn more about them

The Metaverse is a virtual representation of the world, bridging all our current digital & physical universes in one place. It is no longer a space of cyberspace nor a place to have new lives - it is our surrounding space and the objective reality we live in.

To access this new environment, you need a VR device such as an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive headset (or even Google Daydream if you are lucky enough).
Metaverse is a shared virtual reality experience where participants can interact with each other and their environment. Virtual worlds can be hosted on an external server (often referred to as "cloud computing"), or they can be installed on the user's own device.

The Metaverse aims to provide users with an engaging, immersive, and safe experience, allowing them to make social connections in a virtual environment. It is a network of virtual worlds and digital assets that allows people to connect across different platforms and devices. It's not just a technology; it's something people live in and fight over. The Metaverse aims to create a social and cooperative immersive experience. Metaverse has already garnered much attention due to its potential applications in education, gaming, and healthcare.

And yes, Is Metaverse here fully with us. Metaverse is here, and you can use it. But before you can fully experience Metaverse, some things must be fixed. The Metaverse is not just a game, and It is a reality. Once we have all of our pieces in place and working together as one team (which will happen soon), everyone will be able to enjoy this new technology and get paid for their work on the platform!



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State the technologies that can be utilized to achieve Security, Ownership, and others in the Metaverse.

The technologies that make Metaverse more secure

In the Metaverse, there are no servers or databases. There are no passwords to crack and no cyberspace to hack into. The blockchain is a ledger that records all transactions in the Metaverse. The blockchain uses cryptographic keys to secure this information so that it cannot be altered or deleted accidentally by a hacker. It also prevents anyone from changing their own data without having access to every other copy of their wallet account on the network at once (which would make them look like they were hacking). This makes it impossible for hackers who have compromised one account "steal" another user's crypto-money because they'd need access not only theirs but everyone else's too!

Blockchain uses decentralized private keys instead of passwords for identity management. To ensure data security, users can create their Metaverse identity by creating their private key and public address. Users can still use the same credentials for login as before, but now their information will be much better-protected thanks to this new protocol. In addition, since there are no servers or databases involved in storing sensitive information about people's personal lives or finances like bank accounts etc., hackers cannot access it easily either!

The Metaverse is a decentralized network of peer-to-peer users and the technology that makes it more secure. The first step in creating the Metaverse was creating a virtual world its users own. In this world, everyone has ownership of their content and can sell it to others without any restrictions or censorship from an outside source like Google or Facebook (though these companies do provide APIs for developers).

This idea also extends beyond just buying virtual items: You could sell your own house for cryptocurrency through an app on your phone called "Airbnb." If you want more privacy when accessing this service, services like Tor allow people to hide their location from websites like Airbnb, so they don't know where exactly someone lives!

Technologies used to achieve ownership in the Metaverse

Ownership is achieved in the Metaverse through intelligent contracts created by a decentralized blockchain and stored on the platform. These smart contracts can then be used to represent any asset or property. They allow users to own assets without trusting anyone else with their data or money.

The first step toward achieving this goal was developing sidechains. A sidechain is an innovative technology that allows one blockchain (the main chain) to run multiple kinds of operations simultaneously. To use this concept, you would create your own version of Ethereum where only certain functions can be executed, then run these limited-functionality versions on top of your main chain while maintaining compatibility with other applications running on it as well as with other blockchains themselves! This allows developers like ourselves access new features while keeping everything else intact at all times."

Ownership is achieved through Blockchain also. Blockchain technology is a decentralized ledger that records transactions between parties through codes and cryptography. This allows anyone with access to the blockchain, called nodes, to view information about who owns what assets. The data stored on each node's copy of this ledger can be updated by multiple users at different times if necessary for security reasons or when tampering has occurred. Because all copies of your assets are connected via cryptography (a process where you add new information without allowing anyone else's copy), one person or group of people alone can't change anything on your account without everyone else noticing first!



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Do we have any Gamification developments that look like the Metaverse? Discuss any two protocols and how they work

Gamification is a process of applying game design concepts and mechanics to non-game contexts. Gamification is a process of applying game design concepts and mechanics to non-game contexts. It has been used in marketing, social media, education, health care, and other fields.

The idea behind gamification is to make users feel like they are part of an interactive experience that fits their needs or interests. For example: if you're trying out a new restaurant, then you may want to earn points towards free food by taking photos of your food with their app; this will hopefully encourage more people (and thus increase revenue) as well as make the experience more fun for everyone involved!

Gamification can also be used as a motivational tool when it comes down to improving productivity within organizations because it helps improve performance by increasing levels of engagement among employees who otherwise wouldn't have had any motivation towards completing tasks at work."

So yes, they are other developments that look like Metaverse

Consider these two protocols

Two protocols allow for the creation of decentralized apps and Enjin Coin (ENJ).

Decentralized Apps: Decentralized apps are applications built on top of the Ethereum network, but unlike conventional web apps, they don't rely on a central server. Instead, they rely on blockchain technology to verify transactions between users and keep them secure. Because there is no central entity holding onto user data, these applications are impossible to hack or collect sensitive information from because all data remains under your control at all times.

Enjin Coin (ENJ): Enjin Coin is an ERC-20 token that allows users to create virtual goods within their gaming communities without worrying about copyright infringement issues with publishers or developers. Users can create items such as houses in games like Fortnite Battle Royale using ENJ tokens purchased through exchanges such as Binance or Coinbase before selling them for fiat currency at market rates which will vary depending on what country. You live in, but it should always be higher than initially paid!



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What are the Pros and Cons of Metaverse? Do you believe in the future of the Metaverse? Discuss.

Pro
It's a virtual world that users and developers can control, so there are no limits on what you can do. You can create your own house or building or go on adventures in the wilds of sci-fi worlds like Star Wars or Stranger Things. You could also just hang out at home and watch TV with your friends!

Cons

Metaverse is fueled by blockchain and cryptocurrency, and the last time I checked, cryptocurrency remains illegal in a majority of the countries in the world. Coupled with that, It is still in a state of development. There are many things that we don't know about how it works or what its limitations are yet. We may not know if there's any way to get money here or if someone can get hurt using this system. Because of these unknowns, some people might think they won't use the Metaverse because they don't want to take any risks with their money or wellbeing.

Do you believe in the future of the Metaverse?
It's important to note that unlike other cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin or Ethereum (primarily used to send money), Metaverse uses its own cryptocurrency as its medium of exchange within its ecosystem. This means that while there may be speculation regarding how much value MVT has at any given time, it doesn't matter—you'll always know where your currency came from when using it in transactions within one of these games or apps!

The Metaverse is a reality, and it's coming. It'll be here soon, but also far from now. And if you're interested in the technology that will make this possible—and I'm sure you are—you can see for yourself just how close we are with our next generation of VR headsets: Oculus Go, HTC Vive Focus (coming soon), Google Daydream View 2 (coming sometime soon).
So yes, I do believe that one day we'll all be living in virtual worlds by 2050!

Conclusion

Metaverse is undoubtedly a project we will see on the rise in the next few years. Its smart contracts can become a significant contender in the world's most competitive industries like gaming and gambling. The company has already launched several projects with huge potential, which has also helped them gain popularity among investors!

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