Neal Stephenson “Metaverse”

Today, I met award-winning science fiction and cyberpunk author Neal Stephenson at a Stanford human-centred AI event. He coined the term “metaverse” in his 1992 science fiction novel “Snow Crash” as a portmanteau of ‘meta’ and ‘universe.’ I asked him if today he is working on another prediction for the next 30 years. I will keep his response to myself …

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