People visit the experience hall of metaverse technologies at the Global Digital Economy Conference, July 28, 2022 in Beijing. Photo: Xinhua
People visit the experience hall of metaverse technologies at the Global Digital Economy Conference, July 28, 2022 in Beijing. Photo: Xinhua
Metaverse

Chinese university’s ‘metaverse engineering’ major draws scepticism amid fading enthusiasm for the concept

  • The metaverse department is part of the School of Artificial Intelligence, which is also called the School of Future Technology, according to local media
  • As the public’s initial enthusiasm for the concept subsides, the move to name a major after the term has drawn some scepticism in China

People visit the experience hall of metaverse technologies at the Global Digital Economy Conference, July 28, 2022 in Beijing. Photo: Xinhua
People visit the experience hall of metaverse technologies at the Global Digital Economy Conference, July 28, 2022 in Beijing. Photo: Xinhua
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