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Michael Pachter

Research analyst, Wedbush Securities

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Michael Pachter is an equity research analyst who has been covering digital media for over 20 years. He was previously a tax lawyer and investment banker.

Scheduled Appearances

Will the Metaverse Kill Reality?

Crosscut Festival 2023
Tue May 2, 2023 | 11:00am

Tech companies have placed big bets on the metaverse, believing it can profoundly impact the way people communicate and build relationships. But consumers have been slow to adopt. It's too early to say whether the metaverse will be a success, but if it is, it could upend the way we engage with the world.

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Steven L. Kent
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Featuring: Steven L. Kent, Jesse Schell, Michael Pachter

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The Cascade PBS Ideas Festival brings together journalists, newsmakers, and innovators from around the country to talk about the issues that are animating our cultural conversations. The festival includes live recordings of television and podcasts from The Atlantic, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Slate, Pushkin, NPR and PBS; as well as community meetups, meet-and-greets, food trucks, DJs, and more.

The Cascade PBS Ideas Festival will take place May 4, 2024, at the Amazon Meeting Center, 2031 Seventh Ave. Seattle, WA 98121.

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