New World Same Humans

Part one of this featured essay on language, virtual realities, and our quest to be at home in the world.

What is New World Same Humans?

New World Same Humans is a weekly newsletter on technology, society, and our shared future by David Mattin. Born in 2020, the NWSH community has grown to include 22,000+ technologists, marketers, designers, founders, policy-makers and more.

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