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Interview with a Legend: Dr. Richard A. Bartle on VWTV

What makes someone a legend in their field?  Producing the origins of a species of thought would be one fine definition, and this man is responsible for our new way of talking.  1,775 more words

Second Life

I™: Avatars as trade marks

Abstract
Virtual worlds may be the future of e-commerce. The game designers who created these thriving virtual worlds have discovered a much more attractive way to use the Internet: through an avatar. 12,615 more words

Building Metaverses - Major Players to Watch

Oculus/Facebook are assembling a team to build out the software side of VR using the vast resources of Facebook and the Oculus-acquired talent. Facebook’s engineering VP was even once CTO for… 677 more words

Virtual Worlds

Resident panel on the future of SL

The final VWBPE session I was able to attend was a panel discussion, Connecting the Past, Present, and Future of Second Life. The men on the panel have some… 659 more words

Second Life

Points of Pain

Most of my friends entered Second Life® in 2007. What were they looking for? What have they found? These questions motivate me daily. I never lose my sense of wonder at this new world. 1,242 more words

Eleanor Medier