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Submission + - Neal Stephenson: Video Games Are The Metaverse (forbes.com)

An anonymous reader writes: In an interview with Forbes Magazine, Neal Stephenson says the "Metaverse" he created in his seminal novel Snow Crash missed the point --and that video games like World of Warcraft are the true future of cyberspace.

I took a fish head to the movies and I didn't have to pay. -- Fish Heads, Saturday Night Live, 1977.