The world is changing.
We live and work in the digital age. Everything that we do is based on the reality that we are globally connected via technology, at all times. But what if all of that technological potential were really just an escape from reality, instead of something that helped to enhance it?
This is the premise for the bestselling book, Ready Player One, which has been picked up by Steven Spielberg and set to hit movie theaters next March. The trend of gaming has exciting new parallels for the world of digital entrepreneurship and how we can best use technology to help us create a better world.
Life in the digital age has become a game, and entrepreneurs are going to be the ones who get to change the world through its use.
In this book and soon to be movie, players live in a dystopian future, where everyone wants to escape to play a game called OASIS. In the year 2045, people are ditching world problems to find hidden Easter eggs hidden inside the video game. Whoever finds them will inherit the massive fortune of the game’s creator, and be able to pull themselves out of the economic disparity that plagues the world of the characters we’ve read about and will soon be able to see on screen. Before he died, the creator of OASIS Continue reading “Ready Player One, Ready Entrepreneur One”