Even before COVID-19 forced us all to stay inside our homes, social interaction was becoming virtual. Old-school hangout spots like malls, bowling alleys, and movie theaters have been slowly but surely finding themselves replaced with Fortnite, Roblox, Minecraft, and RecRoom. These new platforms, once “mere” games, have rapidly taken on a greater significance, as a new generation of players discovers that online environments offer greater freedom for self-expression, easier connectivity with friends across the globe, and a wider variety of diversions to keep themselves entertained.

Unfortunately, online interaction isn’t perfect. In particular, it’s painfully clear that people socialize differently online…

Mike at Modulate

CEO and cofounder at Modulate.ai, building crazy cool machine learning tools to make online voice chat more immersive and inclusive.

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