Phil Spencer’s Hot Take on the Metaverse is Perfect (Premium)


Phil Spencer is exactly what Big Tech needs more of, a truthful, plain-spoken everyman who’s not a savant or a megalomaniac, but is just about always right.

I was going to write a longer piece about Spencer, who has impressed me at literally every turn during his ascension to the upper executive ranks at Microsoft. But time is short, and I don’t want to lose sight of the concise commentary he just made about Meta’s nonsense push to a “metaverse” that in no way resembles the metaverse that author Neal Stephenson created in Snow Crash in 1992.

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