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The Resource The making of Second Life : notes from the new world, Wagner James Au

The making of Second Life : notes from the new world, Wagner James Au

Label
The making of Second Life : notes from the new world
Title
The making of Second Life
Title remainder
notes from the new world
Statement of responsibility
Wagner James Au
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Au, Wagner James
Index
index present
LC call number
GV1469.25.S425
LC item number
A9 2008
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Second Life (Game)
  • Shared virtual environments
Label
The making of Second Life : notes from the new world, Wagner James Au
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Introduction : old world to new world : a brief history of the metaverse -- Touching knowledge : from virtual reality to real company -- Imagining the Net in 3-D : shunting the datastream into rivers and sky -- The engines of creation : the alchemy of user-created content -- The unwisdom of crowds : object lessons in online-world social engineering -- Self-made mankind : identity and role-playing with the digital generation -- Making love : romance and desire, digitized for your protection -- Building walls, defending territory : border disputes and culture clashing in war's shadow -- Burning down the house : democracy as a business model -- Avatar as entrepreneur : from content creator to revenue generator -- Investing in Utopia : a rough explorer's guidefor corporations and organizations in the metaverse -- Law is code : crime and punishment in the Net's 3-D future -- Building a better world : research, education, and activism in an online world -- Convergence : an internet-to-online world road map for the next decade
Control code
155715254
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
xxii, 274 p.
Isbn
9780061353208
Lccn
2007028684
System control number
(OCoLC)155715254
Label
The making of Second Life : notes from the new world, Wagner James Au
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Introduction : old world to new world : a brief history of the metaverse -- Touching knowledge : from virtual reality to real company -- Imagining the Net in 3-D : shunting the datastream into rivers and sky -- The engines of creation : the alchemy of user-created content -- The unwisdom of crowds : object lessons in online-world social engineering -- Self-made mankind : identity and role-playing with the digital generation -- Making love : romance and desire, digitized for your protection -- Building walls, defending territory : border disputes and culture clashing in war's shadow -- Burning down the house : democracy as a business model -- Avatar as entrepreneur : from content creator to revenue generator -- Investing in Utopia : a rough explorer's guidefor corporations and organizations in the metaverse -- Law is code : crime and punishment in the Net's 3-D future -- Building a better world : research, education, and activism in an online world -- Convergence : an internet-to-online world road map for the next decade
Control code
155715254
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
xxii, 274 p.
Isbn
9780061353208
Lccn
2007028684
System control number
(OCoLC)155715254

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