ReLIVE08 Closing Keynote – When It’s All Over We Still Have to Clear Up

Back from two days in Milton Keynes for ReLIVE08, the Open University’s conference on Researching and Living in Virtual Worlds. The abstract said that Roo Reynolds has offered to not pre-prepare any slides for his closing keynote, but instead create a short presentation on the fly during the other sessions. Drawing on the notes and […]

ARG Panel at Virtual Worlds London

On Tuesday I’ll be moderating a panel on Alternate Reality Games at the Virtual Worlds London conference. ARGs (Alternate Reality Games) have become a hot topic in recent months. It’s hard not to think of an ARG as a virtual world in which the interfaces (including websites, email, text message, even telephones) are those we […]

Augmented Reality Panel – Video and Links

David Orban recorded our panel, and has put the video online. Here’s a slideshare of the accompanying videos and images we used to illustrate the panel. Augmented Reality Panel at VWE08 View SlideShare presentation And finally, from the live blog that David was maintaining, here are the notes taken and shared during the panel… 11:02 […]

Panel on Augmented Reality at Virtual Worlds Expo

I’m in LA this week for the Virtual Worlds Expo. Tomorrow, as part of the track on the Future of Virtual Worlds, I will be moderating a panel on Augmented Reality. Augmented Reality: Virtual Interfaces to Tangible Spaces Augmented reality is an emerging platform with new application areas for museums, edutainment, home entertainment, research, and […]

Brief thoughts on virtual worlds

My boss’s boss Luba recently asked me to put together a short video for an internal conference on the future of applications. I didn’t have long, so I wandered around Hursley with my camera and my laptop for an afternoon, thinking out loud about the near future for virtual worlds. For anyone following virtual worlds, […]

Can the Third Sector use Second Life and Other Social Media?

A presentation I gave recently for a British charity. Ren Reynolds (no relation) suggested an alternative title for it, “Third Sector in Third Spaces”. That’s much better and I’d use something that next time. | View I’ve trimmed it down to an hour, but included most of the Q&A/discussion at the end, which included: How […]