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La revolución del metaverso

análisis crítico de sus luces y sombras

Biografía del autor/a

Virginia Ramírez-Herrero, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos

Ph.D student of Management, Universidad Rey Juan Calos

Resumen

Objetivo: En el mundo actual, las personas pueden percibir que el concepto de metaverso no es parte de su vida, sin embargo, está más cerca de lo que pensamos. Desde el uso de gafas de inmersión virtual a la combinación de diferentes tecnologías como los lenguajes predictivos de la inteligencia artificial, se ha ido ampliando su ámbito de acción para llegar a la “revolución del metaverso”. El objetivo de este artículo es analizar el metaverso desde un punto de vista crítico para poder establecer sus pros y contras, presentando diversas reflexiones sobre sus efectos económicos y sociales y sobre su viabilidad futura.
Metodología: Se ha realizado una revisión no sistemática de la literatura para dar respuesta a la pregunta de investigación “¿Cuáles son las luces y sombras del metaverso?”. Y, a partir de ella, se ha realizado una reflexión crítica sobre sus pros y contras.
Resultados: El uso del metaverso tiene efectos económicos, culturales y sociales positivos, facilitando la creación de negocios, el desarrollo de modelos educativos y de aplicaciones para el mundo Smart. Pero también se encuentra con problemas relacionados con la seguridad, la privacidad o la ética.
Limitaciones: Se realiza un análisis crítico que puede ser complementado con otros análisis cualitativos y cuantitativos.
Implicaciones prácticas: Se presentan ejemplos y argumentos a favor y en contra del uso y aplicación del metaverso, estimulando nuevos debates. Además, se ofrecen algunas ideas sobre posibles acciones o políticas para reducir las sombras del metaverso.

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