I listened to a podcast today between Mark Zuckerberg and Lex Fridman. It was indeed a long podcast, but it was also very informative. Zuckerberg shared many insights into Meta’s vision for the metaverse and the leaps of research the company is making.

Here are some of the key takeaways from the podcast:

  • Meta is building the metaverse to be a persistent online world where people can work, play, and connect in new and immersive ways.
  • AI is essential to the metaverse. It will power everything from realistic avatars to virtual worlds to personalized experiences.
  • Meta is investing heavily in AI research. The company has a team of over 10,000 AI researchers working on developing new technologies for the metaverse.
  • Meta is also working with partners to build the metaverse. The company has partnered with Microsoft and Qualcomm to develop new hardware and software for the metaverse.

Zuckerberg also discussed some specific products that Meta is building for the metaverse. He said Meta will release a new generation of VR headsets in six months. He also said that Meta is working on new ways for people to interact with each other in the metaverse, such as through hand gestures and eye tracking.

One of the most exciting things that Zuckerberg discussed was Meta’s work on photorealistic avatars. He said that Meta is developing avatars that will be so realistic that they will be indistinguishable from real people. This is a very ambitious goal, but it is one that Meta is committed to achieving.

Overall, the podcast was an excellent overview of Meta’s vision for the metaverse and the company’s progress in building it. Meta invests heavily in AI and other technologies to make the metaverse a reality.

I am particularly interested in Meta’s work on photorealistic avatars. I believe that this technology has the potential to revolutionize the way we interact with each other online. I am also excited to see what other products and services Meta releases for the metaverse in the next six months.

Please click on the following link, Zuckerberg Vision, to hear the podcast.