“Putting a Human Face on Cyberspace: Designing Avatars and the Virtual Worlds They Live In” Moderated by Bruce Damer

  • ©Steve DiPaola, Ioannis Paniaras, Kirk Parsons, Bernie Roel, and Moses Ma

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Entry Number: 12

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    Putting a Human Face on Cyberspace: Designing Avatars and the Virtual Worlds They Live In

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    Who do you want to be today? As thousands of Internet users begin new lives as “avatars” in virtual worlds, a new design industry is emerging. Panelists describe the technologies underlying avatars, design tools for and approaches to building avatars and the worlds they live in, and the psychological relationship between users and their avatars. The discussion features live interaction with multi-user avatar worlds.


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