Robby Ratan on getting comfortable with emerging tech
24 Jun 2022
Robby Ratan on getting comfortable with emerging tech

The dawn of Web 3.0 is bringing technologies into the mainstream that many will find unfamiliar, but while metaverses have their pros and cons, they are the future. Canvas8 spoke to Dr. Robby Ratan about their power and what we’re really getting into when we pop on a headset.

Dr. Robby Ratan

Dr. Robby Ratan is an associate professor and AT&T scholar at Michigan State University’s department of media and information as well as director of the Social and Psychological Approaches to Research on Technology-Interaction Effects (SPARTIE) Lab.

Adrienne Matei

Adrienne Matei is a journalist for publications including the New York Times, Bon Appetit, Vanity Fair, The Globe, and The Guardian. She writes about the intersection of online and offline culture from Gen Zer Tik Tok trends to the digital afterlife.