Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk showed no support for the metaverse and Web 3.0 ecosystems as he dismissed the terms for being used as buzzwords and marketing tactics.“I don’t see someone strapping a friggin’ screen to their face all day,” said Musk in an interview with The Babylon Bee when asked about his thoughts on the metaverse ecosystem. “I don’t know if I necessarily buy into this metaverse stuff, although people talk to me a lot about it.”Speaking around metaverse and virtual reality (VR), Musk said that he does not see a future where one would have to leave the physical world to live in a virtual on. Sharing a personal experience, he added that the VR headsets tend to trigger motion sickness while playing video games:Musk founded Neuralink, a neurotechnology company that primarily aims to deploy brain implants on humans for restoring and enhancing physical capabilities through computers. First @Neuralink product will enable someone with paralysis to use a smartphone with their mind faster than someone using thumbsMusk also highlighted that people will not prefer moving around with VR headsets without wanting to ever leave it. He also recollected being warned growing up about not sitting too close to the TV:Related: Crypto is impossible to destroy, says Tesla CEO Elon MuskAdding to his role as the most influential Dogecoin (DOGE) supporter, Musk recently expressed support for crypto, calling it indestructible and fundamentally aimed at reducing the power of a centralized government. As Cointelegraph reported, Musk said at Code Conference in California:He also suggested that the United States government should “do nothing” when asked about his views on crypto regulations.
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