Articles by John Talty

Did Twitter's Outage Cost the Economy Billions?

The idea that a few-hour Twitter outage could have more than a billion-dollar effect on the economy sounds preposterous at first, but some simple math suggests that might be just the case.

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Facebook's "Meta" rebrand is intended to signal a shift towards the company's focus on developing the metaverse

Should You Believe The Metaverse Hype?

The metaverse feels like a different beast thanks to a head start in interest and fandom with various VR and AR projects that have taken off over the last decade.