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90 Harvard MBAs held a class reunion in the metaverse thanks to COVID. It shows the potential of VR, but the tech will need to improve before it becomes mainstream

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

After a talk by author, and course leader, Ranjay Gulati, attendees networked in a virtual plaza. Mesmerize 90 Harvard alumni from 28 countries met up in the metaverse for a virtual reunion and book launch.
The metaverse splits opinion, but virtual events are an area where the tech has immediate potential.
Harvard alumnus Sean West organized the event, and said it saved time, money, and avoided jet-lag.
This year, Harvard Business School's MBA class of 2017 settled on a different venue to host their annual class reunion: the metaverse. When alumni sat down to plan the event in December...
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