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TikTok Partner with AI Virtual Pets (from the team behind Pokemon Go), Creator League Drama and Nintendo Releasing a VR Headset?
53:17Lots to get stuck into on this week's news roundup. We've been speculating on the return of the Tamagotchi or equivalent virtual pet in the age of AI companionship. TikTok are partnering with exactly that, made by the creators of Pokemon Go. Plus we saw some drama with the Creator League - a unique idea that featured 8 major gamers/streamers and a brand deal from Mr. Beast, but it all went sour on the mention of blockchain. Rokoko launch a new motion capture solution and are Nintendo dropping a VR headset? Links Peridot/TikTok partnership : https://www.tiktok.com/business/en/blog/niantic-peridot-game-launch-exclusive-partnership Creator League Drama : https://esports-news.co.uk/2023/09/06/creator-league-postponed-youtuber-withdraws/ Rokoko Drop the Coil Pro : https://www.rokoko.com/products/coil-pro Nintendo VR Headset Rumours : https://mixed--news-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/mixed-news.com/en/nintendo-rumored-to-be-working-with-google-on-a-vr-headset/?amp=1 AI to 3D Working Assets : https://twitter.com/Bl0ckChainBunny/status/1699713451659063683?s=20 Socials Luke : https://twitter.com/luke_franks Robin : https://twitter.com/IamSuperMassive
Drone Home Surveillance Is Here, Google and Adobe Back Location-Based AR Experiences & More News
32:43In this week's news round-up, there's some slightly dystopian suggestions that the NYPD will be using drone surveillance for people's backyard parties over the holidays... We also cover how your business can move first on location-based AR experiences as Google and Adobe Aero partner. AI can now also beat professional human drone racers by training virtually and has a new prescient been set for NFTs as possible securities? Just another normal week then! Links Google and Adobe Aero Partner for Location-Based AR Experiences : https://www.lbbonline.com/news/rock-paper-reality-google-and-adobe-aero-partner-to-make-location-based-ar-accessible-to-any-business NYPD and Drones... : https://www.theverge.com/2023/8/31/23318832/nypd-drones-parties-jouvert-west-indian-labor-day-weekend AI beating human pros at drone racing : https://www.engadget.com/an-ai-pilot-has-beaten-three-champion-drone-racers-at-their-own-game-190537914.html Impact Theory and the possible precedent set for NFTs : https://blockworks.co/news/sec-nft-prosection-precedent Socials Luke : https://twitter.com/luke_franks Robin : https://twitter.com/IamSuperMassive
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How People Are Already Making Millions of Dollars on UEFN for Fortnite
8:33The gold rush is on for UEFN creations in Fortnite as Epic Games allocate 40% of Fortnite's revenue (in the billions of dollars) to be paid out to UEFN creators. In this episode we cover how this works and 5 of the best creations that are keeping people coming back for more and earning the big bucks Island codes Youtuber Tycoon - 4961-0181-4439 Only Up - 4366-9611-6988 Toon Wars - 4961-0181-4439 100 Thieves Bank Heist - 3339-4063-3278 Marques Brownlee MKBHD Studio - 1833-8866-2470
The World's Biggest Girl Band Arrive in Roblox! (and Our MKBHD Build in Fortnite is Live!)
21:21This week not only have the world's biggest girl band arrived with their own experience in Roblox (Blackpink the Palace) but we here at BasedAF drop our project for one of the world's biggest Youtubers Marques Brownlee aka MKHBD in Fortnite. BIG week! Lots to dive into here as we explore the future of entertainment and why this is valuable to you. Blackpink in Roblox : https://www.roblox.com/games/14198802... MKBHD in Fortnite video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fc2gAB0_U0k MKBHD in Fortnite Island Code : 1833-8866-2470
Unreal Engine is Powering the Next Generation of Content (with. Haz Dulull Founder of Hazimation)
1:06:56This is a conversation with the awesome Hasraf ‘HaZ' Dulull who is a filmmaker, vfx and virtual production wizard. He now leads the team at his own studio - HaZimation where they develop and produce feature films, tv and video games using primarily Unreal Engine as the key tool in their pipeline. Along with the metaverse as a whole, there is a huge shift in how content is being made across all these disciplines and how it’s all colliding, Unreal Engine being a massive part of it. Haz is right at the forefront of it, so is the perfect person to explain the opportunities of the future. We start the conversation mainly with a background in filmmaking and then into how it all relates to video games and the wider metaverse. This was a brilliant chat so thank you very much Haz for coming on. Make sure you give Haz a follow here : https://uk.linkedin.com/in/hazfilm Check out HaZimation here : https://hazimation.com/ And dive into Moontopia on Fortnite, island code : 3538-0241-3570 You can also listen to this episode on all podcast platforms
Is Grand Theft Auto Set to Become the Biggest Metaverse of All? (GTA Roleplay and More)
42:29Back again for the latest metaverse and AI news, this week we focus on Grand Theft Auto aka one of the biggest game franchises of all time. This week Rockstar acquired CFX.RE the team behind the biggest roleplay and creator communities, FiveM and RedM — are now officially a part of Rockstar Games. GTA RP is a set of modded servers running role play environments in GTA - if that makes no sense we'll explain it all. We also talk about the new Hamilton Simulator in Roblox, Zepeto and much more. You can also watch this show on Youtube, just search : 'Welcome to the Metaverse Podcast ' Chapters 00:00:00 - 00:02:52 - Intro & (Peaky Blinders) 00:02:53 - 00:18:49 - GTA Role Play & Metaverse Content 00:18:50 - 00:32:32 - The Global Attitudes Towards the Metaverse 00:32:33 - 00:42:29 - Roblox Hamilton Simulator Articles We Talk About GTA Sentient Streets - https://www.ign.com/articles/sentient... Conversation Around Global Metaverse Opinions - https://decrypt.co/152574/zepeto-jump... Twitter Robin : https://twitter.com/IamSuperMassive Luke : https://twitter.com/luke_franks BasedAF : https://twitter.com/BasedAF_
Lead AI Advisor to the UN Explains How to Prepare Yourself for the Future (Neil Sahota)
40:01Neil Sahota is the Lead AI Advisor to the United Nations. Unsurprisingly, this was a fascinating conversation. We talk about the UN’s role in coordinating the international response to AI, some of the biggest opportunities ahead of us as well as the very real global threats to manage. This is starting to affect us all and Neil did a brilliant job of framing how to think about what’s happening, some great advice about how to approach employment in this new era and how we work with AI rather than against it. I think this is one of the most important interviews we’ve done, so it is absolutely worth your time and thank you very much to Neil for coming on. Make sure you give Neil a follow on LinkedIn here : https://www.linkedin.com/in/neilsahota
How to Get a Job at Roblox...in Roblox! & Weekly News Update
50:10Luke and Robin are back for the latest metaverse, ai and tech news, this week talking through how you can get a job at Roblox, whilst being in Roblox. We also cover the PGA Tour Series which you can play along with and how sport and the metaverse are beginning to crossover. Should we be teaching AI to forget to be more like the human brain? And is Luke a marketing pushover? (Yes) Check out more about the creators of the Roblox Career Centre (Sawhorse who've been on the show) here : https://sawhorsela.com/work/ Links Roblox Career Centre : https://blog.roblox.com/2023/08/introducing-roblox-career-center/ Sawhorse LA : https://sawhorsela.com/work/ Roblox PGA Tour Scramble : https://www.pgatour.com/article/news/latest/2023/08/09/experience-the-fedexcup-playoffs-virtually-through-pga-tour-scramble-on-roblox Starbucks Experience : https://www.qsrmagazine.com/news/starbucks-lets-customers-explore-notes-kindness-new-augmented-reality-experience Time to teach AI to forget article : https://www.wired.co.uk/article/psychology-artificial-intelligence Realistic Avatars via Hey Gen : https://twitter.com/HeyGen_Official
This Is What Comes Next For AI - The Simulation | Interview with Fable Studio CEO - Edward Saatchi
20:00Fable Studio are the Emmy Award Winning Studio, who most recently went viral for creating the South Park AI Show runner, which can generate entire original episodes. In this interview, we chat to the CEO Edward Saatchi about where their focus is now. We cover their mission to create a new form of intelligent life, the path to AGI, multi agents, action AI and where this is all heading next. You can also check out the Welcome to the Metaverse podcast on Youtube here : https://www.youtube.com/@WelcomeToTheMetaverse Follow Fable Studio and The Simulation on Twitter here : https://twitter.com/fablesimulation And keep up to date and sign up here : https://www.thesimulation.co/
WTF is a Superconductor And Why Might They Change The World?!
29:11This week Robin and Luke discuss the latest metaverse and tech news, including new releases that could reinvigorate the faltering Meta Horizon World's fortunes. Plus Scientists in Korea have made one of the most ground breaking discoveries of this century. How could LK-99 superconductors (whatever they are) change human life as we know it?! Links Welcome to the Metaverse Twitter - https://twitter.com/WTTMPod BasedAF Twitter - https://twitter.com/BasedAF_ Luke Franks Twitter - https://twitter.com/luke_franks Robin Supermassive Schmidt Twitter - https://twitter.com/IamSuperMassive