Wired: Building Virtual Worlds Is a New Form of Self-Expression

Wired: Building Virtual Worlds Is a New Form of Self-Expression. “As more people become literate in 3D world-building, what will it mean for society? It’s easy to see this moving mainstream, much as image-meme culture did. What began as a bunch of teenagers using Microsoft Paint to mess around with cat photos in the early aughts had by 2016 become a powerful form of political rhetoric—Bernie Sanders with the Beatles (‘DID SOMEONE SAY THEY WANT A REVOLUTION?’), Hillary Clinton as the Joker, Pepe the Frog as a fungible symbol for white supremacists.”