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Exploring virtual worlds

Heather Bromberg

Exploring virtual worlds

computer-mediated communication and perceptions of community, identity and reality

by Heather Bromberg

  • 142 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Information technology -- Social aspects,
  • Communication -- Data processing,
  • Computers and civilization,
  • Identity (Psychology),
  • Self

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Heather Bromberg.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination140 leaves :
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16336585M
    OCLC/WorldCa51262778

      How the ‘Golden City’ is embracing emerging tech and fast becoming a hub for VR. It’s a truism among VR creators that the best use of the medium is to allow you to do things that are either impossible or extremely difficult to experience in real life. By that yardstick, Mission certainly passes with flying colours, specially if – like me – you’re petrified of heights. Castronova, Edward (July ). "A Test of the Law of Demand in a Virtual World: Exploring the Petri Dish Approach to Social Science". CESifo Working Papers. SSRN Castronova, Edward. "Virtual Worlds: A First-Hand Account of Market and Society on the Cyberian Frontier," CESifo Working Paper No. , December Castronova, Edward. Get started with virtual reality by creating content, learning to use a game engine, and then exploring that environment using the HTV Vive VR headset. II. Build an Explorable Video Game Environment in Unity3D: In this workshop you will use the video game engine Untiy3D to create an environment to explore with a first-person, playable character. In , I co-wrote a book examining both the promise and perils of virtual worlds. When we started writing, Facebook's membership was limited to school campuses and corporate rolls – .


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