AltspaceVR & The Metaverse with JimmyZ

Educators in VR


Educators in VR hosts guest JimmyZ, AltspaceVR engineer and developer, to discuss how AltspaceVR works behind the scenes and its place within the metaverse. This is the first of a two-part series exploring the concept of the metaverse, as it is today and where it is going in the future.

We need to prepare ourselves and our students for the future of the virtual environment beginning today as we pioneers set the standards and infrastructure of the future.

JimmyZ is a metaverse engineer working with AltspaceVR since 2015. He has a BS from Yale's Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and MS from Stanford in Electrical Engineering. He manages not only the development and infrastructure of AltspaceVR but also world building, supporting the AltspaceVR community of creatives and creators using Unity and programming to push the boundaries of social VR and education. You can catch up with his tutorials and editorials on his YouTube channel and his blog on Medium, as well as his weekly Building the Metaverse events in AltspaceVR.

Educators in VR is dedicated to integrating VR, AR, and XR into education and business. We host over 600 VR free and paid events, classes, workshops, and conferences annually covering all aspects of education. Educators in VR started in AltspaceVR when educators came together to solve their common challenges, and has grown to over 2,500 members from around the world, and over a dozen Team Projects (special interest groups).


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