Members concerned about Gong Fuwen, member of the CPPCC National Committee in Shaanxi: it is suggested to make a forward-looking layout of metaverse to create new advantages of digital economy

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The “metaverse” concept of the 2021 fire also attracted the attention of the committee members. Gong Fuwen, member of the National Committee of the Chinese people’s Political Consultative Conference and member of the Central Committee of the rural labor party, who lives in Shaanxi, wrote a proposal and suggestion: look forward to the layout of metaverse and create new advantages of digital economy.

The forward-looking layout and development of metaverse is an important realistic path to seize the commanding height of competition in the future

What exactly is metaverse? According to the online explanation, metaverse is a virtual world linked and created by scientific and technological means, mapped and interacted with the real world, and a digital living space with a new social system. Its essence is the process of virtualization and digitization of the real world.

Metaverse is not a new concept, it is more like the rebirth of a classic concept. In 1992, Neil Stephenson, a famous American science fiction master, described metaverse in his novel avalanche: “put on headphones and eyeglasses, find the connection terminal, and you can enter the virtual space simulated by computer and parallel to the real world in the way of virtual separation.”

Member Gong Fuwen is vice president of the higher people’s Court of Shaanxi Province (at the main hall level), senior judge at the first level, doctor of law and professor. He believes that at present, the changes in the past century and the epidemic situation in the 21st century are intertwined and superimposed, economic globalization encounters a countercurrent, a new round of scientific and technological revolution and industrial reform accelerate the evolution, and the forward-looking layout and development of metaverse is an important practical path to expand and strengthen the digital economy, seize the commanding heights of future competition and grasp the initiative of development.

So how to realize it? Member Gong Fuwen put forward four suggestions.

Accelerate the construction of new digital infrastructure and lay a solid foundation for the development of metaverse

Is metaverse OK? The bottom is infrastructure. We should make overall planning and system layout, and strive to build a new modern digital infrastructure system based on 5g communication network, with data computing facilities as the core and intelligent interconnection as the breakthrough, which is intensive, efficient, economical, applicable, intelligent, green, safe and reliable. Vigorously promote the upgrading and commercialization of gigabit optical fiber network, IPv6, 5g base station and other connection infrastructure, accelerate the construction of computing infrastructure such as big data pool, cloud computing station and Super Center, and the development of all inclusive Internet of things and industrial Internet, and guide Internet platforms and leading enterprises to build an open and zero touch commercial data exchange and sharing base, Connect the data channels of upstream and downstream enterprises in the industrial chain of various industries, seamlessly connect and closely integrate hardware, data, enterprises and users, and open up the digital “artery” of metaverse development.

Strengthen key core technology research and control the safety lifeline of metaverse

The key core technology is the biggest “lifeline” of metaverse. We should always adhere to self-reliance and self-improvement in science and technology, give full play to the advantages of China’s super large-scale market and new national system, break the ice and pilot in metaverse related cutting-edge fields such as virtual reality, artificial intelligence, high-performance chip and blockchain, and strive to achieve “lane changing overtaking”. Actively promote the action of “using numbers to enrich intelligence in the cloud”, encourage the development of open source communities, support innovative enterprises to increase investment in basic research and industrial common technology R & D, accelerate the digital transformation of all links of physical industry value chain and supply chain, take advantage of the trend, pay close attention to the digital transformation of industry, and actively promote the cross integration of information technology with manufacturing, logistics, materials, biotechnology and other technologies, Build an ecological digital system, promote metaverse goods and services to be more flexible, personalized and customized, meet the needs of consumption upgrading, and stimulate industrial upgrading and original innovation.

Deepen the exploration and application of blockchain and expand metaverse enabling scenarios

Blockchain is an important part of metaverse. We should seize the opportunities of blockchain technology integration, function expansion and industrial segmentation, give full play to the role of blockchain in promoting data sharing, optimizing business processes, reducing operating costs, improving collaborative efficiency and building a trusted system, accelerate the “transformation from virtual to reality” of metaverse, and move from the fields of games, social networking and entertainment to urban planning, urban management Expand and extend the production and manufacturing industry, business circulation industry, medical service industry and other aspects, create multi-dimensional demonstration application scenarios such as “metaverse + Intelligent Manufacturing”, “metaverse + copyright protection”, “metaverse + financial settlement” and “metaverse + modern agriculture”, realize the deep integration of metaverse and the real economy, and effectively enable the comprehensive upgrading of the real economy, Draw the “second growth curve”.

Strengthen the comprehensive management of digital economy and escort metaverse to go steady and far

We should rationally look at the new round of digital economy upsurge triggered by metaverse and its social impact. Facing the problems of capital accumulation, public opinion speculation, concept bubble and inadequate supervision, we pay close attention to potential risks in ethics, monopoly, computing power, privacy and intellectual property rights. We should adhere to promoting development and supervision and governance with both hands. We should govern in development and develop in governance. We should grasp the development law of the digital economy, establish and improve the metaverse governance system, clarify the rules, draw a clear bottom line, better coordinate development and security, domestic and international, promote fair competition, oppose monopoly and prevent the disorderly expansion of capital. We should speed up the construction of relevant laws and regulations on property rights, and strengthen the construction of relevant data security rules and regulations in a timely manner. Build a dynamic and innovative institutional environment.

China Business Daily reporter Ma Huzhen / Wen Zhangjie / picture