EP.56: Into the Metaverse with Matthew Kanterman - Director of Research, Roundhill Investments
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This week Yon welcomes back to the show former co-host Matthew Kanterman to catch up on everything that is going on within the metaverse today and what has transpired over the past couple of years since they originally launched the podcast.
Long-time listeners will quickly recognize Matthew as he was here at the inception of the Into the Metaverse Podcast back in 2021 as co-host for the first iteration of the show. Matthew currently serves as the Director of Research for Roundhill Investments where he has continued to expand his knowledge and thoughts around the metaverse, AI, and all emerging technologies.
During their conversation Yon and Matthew compare and contrast Apple and Meta’s approaches to the metaverse, discuss how blockchain technology can be more relevant to common consumers, highlight key events in the industry between when they first started the podcast to now, dissect the role Nvidia and generative AI will play in the metaverse, and much more.
Re-Introducing Matthew and Roundhill Investments (00:00)
Defining the Metaverse Today and In the Future (01:00)
Differing Approaches in Device, Terminology, and Developer Relations Between Apple and Meta (05:20)
How Blockchain Can Be Relevant to Common Consumers (16:35)
Key Events and Indicators That Show Where Metaverse is Headed (22:15)
Nvidia and the Role of Generative AI (26:40)
One Key Takeaway from the Episode (33:35)
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