Investing in a virtual rabbit hole

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In Lewis Carroll's novel Alice's Adventures In Wonderland, Alice follows the White Rabbit down the rabbit hole and is transported to an alternate universe known as Wonderland.

It is an apt analogy for the metaverse. While grounded in science and technology, going down this figurative rabbit hole can lead you into virtual digital spaces or augmented reality environments, limited only by your imagination.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 15, 2022, with the headline Investing in a virtual rabbit hole. Subscribe