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Facebook Credit: Zuckerberg next Treasurer of the Internet App2User

Laurel Papworth

Called Facebook “Credit&# it includes a real world component named, rather fetchingly, “App2User&# , which aims to encourage merchants and loyalty programs like Qantas Frequent Flyer points and Flybuys and whatnot to use the Facebook points social media system. But first… Quick note on currency and Virtual Goods. Virtual or otherwise. Hero World 2,100,000.

Virtual Event Technologies Defined

SocialFish

No doubt you’ve started investigating the dizzying array of digital solutions for your event: content-capture, hybrid, live stream, on-demand, Skype, videoconferencing, virtual, webinar, 2D, 3D. Virtual Event Definitions. 2D Virtual Platform. Two-dimensional computer-based digital models that are representational  of real world objects. 3D Virtual Platform.

The Real World

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People talk a ton about what they're doing online versus what they're doing in the real world. People often talk about meeting-up in the real world once they've connected in places like Twitter or Facebook. Let me ask you this: when you're on Twitter or Facebook or Blogging are you not in the real world? Is your online avatar simply that: a representation of who you would like to be instead of who you really are? " People will look at me sideways when I say that online social networks are the real world. don't consider any of this virtual. popeye.

Will Microsoft and Xbox rule online identities in the future?

The Way of the Web

A really interesting Microsoft internal team video has appeared on the web, showing the ambition of the Windows Gaming Experience team for your Xbox avatar to become your identity and persona in the digital world. It’s really interesting in light of some of my previous thoughts regarding Xbox Live Avatars, when I claimed back in 2008 that introducing avatars was a big mistake.

The magical power of great writing and insight

The Way of the Web

Considering the book was partly inspired by the site of barrage balloons over London during World World 2, imagine the power of seeing the following, particularly at the same time as reading the latest UK issue of Wired, which features this article by Steven Levy on artificial intelligence , and leads with the application of AI to sorting in warehouses. The robots did the rest&#.

When Twitter Gave Me Howler Monkey Angst

Waxing UnLyrical

Also the super hot women in the avatar or the eggheads are a dead giveaway. I am willing to spend two minutes a day to avoid using DM’s with TrueTwit in them, so as not to appear like a noob who doesn’t realize that AUTO DMs SUCK and that TrueTwit is annoying and pisses people off. [Ed: I'm on vacation. Here's the fourth of a week's worth of guest posts.]. No, of course not.

Non di solo Google.

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must confess that the educational examples of the use of avatar based virtual worlds for student learning have consistently d. Learning Objects in Virtual Worlds. New Distributed 3D Virtual Environment w/ Instructional Potential: Google. eLearning Goddess. Alfabeti digitali, lingue, linguaggi, scrittura, e-learning, tutoring online, tecnologie didattiche, crossmedialità e netlife a cura di Giuliana Guazzaroni. eLearning Goddess. Google e Media sociali. 15-lug-2008. Giuliana Guazzaroni. Valutare conversazioni e forum. 14-lug-2008. Giuliana Guazzaroni.

Designing Choreographies for the New Economy of Attention

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As Mark Edmundson has recently commented, "University students now are virtual Hamlets of the virtual world, pondering possibility, faces pressed up against the sweet-shop window of their all-purpose desiring machines. Outside of the subject’s ability to filter external stimuli, the world was utterly incomprehensible. Distraction and attention go hand-in-hand. 2008 ].