“Background Works in virtual space”
The presentation will consist of a synopsis of work done and an overview of work in the future.
Overview of work over 10-15 years:
Avatars: 1990s – first space that users could use – talking circles, world maps, shared virtual worlds, virtual worlds for learning (elearning 3D), architectural design, business collaboration space in 98, 99 project with Russel Schweickart the astronaut – virtual walk on the moon; virtual worlds with autistic children – powerful medium to help disadvantaged people; avatars and fashion; own cyber doublet for i-pods – become digitally clothed with your own gears inspired by portrait of Sir John Harman’s Reneaissance garment (all on the cynerware site); NASA word on simulation of space flight and drivable rovers on the moon, human to land on asteroids; Avators conference – large-scale events in cyberspace and in real space; Avatars 2000 building scpace station from 2001 film; Biota company (Burgess Shale conference); Digibarn computer museum – collecting all the history of computers. (more…)