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Draghi meets Zuckerberg: This is how Italian excellence can be strengthened in the metaverse

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ROME – Some real estate houses in London have already bought buildings that only exist in the metavers of
Mark Zuckerberg
: Tens or hundreds of millions of pounds of investment for buildings and shops that only exist in the digital reality, the new evolutionary step of the Internet. The big international fashion houses are doing the same. Now imagine being able to see the Uffizi Gallery in Florence with its masterpieces completely in digital reality, pay a ticket, enter the rooms of the Florentine museum from the living room, without lifting a finger. They are examples of a near future that the founder of Facebook and Instagram discussed today in Palazzo Chigi on the one hand and Prime Minister Mario Draghi And the Minister of Technological Innovation Vittorio Colao on the other.

A comparison on the possible synergies between the American company and the Italian government, on the investments that the latter can and will make in the metaverse to promote and strengthen the image of the country, on the need for cultural, economic, entrepreneurial content , including excellent Italian, by Zuckerberg. At the end of the interview, which lasted 45 minutes, a spokesperson for the US company illustrated the significance of the confrontation as follows: “A concerted effort by business, politics and civil society will be needed to bring the metaverse to life At today’s meeting, we reaffirmed our partnership with the Italian government to strengthen the country’s strengths in the technology and design sectors and identify future investments. We are delighted to have been able to discuss the cultural, social and economic opportunities that the metaverse Italy will bring and we look forward to continuing this collaboration ». Yesterday, the CEO of Meta met in Milan the founder of Luxottica, Leonardo Del Vecchio
In a photo published on the social profiles of EssilorLuxottica and the American entrepreneur, the two are portrayed together. The meeting is part of the series of periodic contacts between the two companies to carry out the smart glasses project. For Essilor Luxottica they are «two visionaries who build for the future and connect fashion with technology». Even Mario Draghi has a more detailed vision of the future Zuckerberg plans from today.

Source: Corriere

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