At the World Economic Forum 2022, the Vice President of the Lego Group expressed his opinion that the metaverse should be developed from the perspective of children.
The vision of LEGO is oriented towards a metaverse designed for childrenAccording to reports, some of the topics discussed at WEF 2022 were the metaverse and Web3.
Specifically, speaking on the topic of “The Possibilities of the Metaverse” were Philip Rosedale, co-founder of High Fidelity; Pascal Kaufmann, founder of the Mindfire Foundation; Peggy Johnson, CEO of Magic Leap; Hoda AlKhzaimi, assistant research professor at New York University in Abu Dhabi; and Edward Lewin, vice president of the Lego Group.
Lewin himself described how the metaverse should be built for children.
In this regard, here are his words:
“One in three people using the internet are young adults and children, so I would really focus on building from kids’ perspective, given they are the future users”.
Learning through the metaverse
Lewin also cited the example of the volcano, namely that for children (or adults), learning about the volcano through a two-dimensional book and seeing it in augmented reality are two very different experiences.
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