What is Second Life?. Best fictional analogs are Stephenson’s Metaverse from “Snow Crash” or Vinge’s Otherverse from “True Names.”. What happens when you give everyone powerful tools to shape their world?. A Waking Dream made Real… …and Shared. 3D modeling.
Best fictional analogs are Stephenson’s Metaverse from “Snow Crash”
or Vinge’s Otherverse from “True Names.”
A Waking Dream made Real…
In Second Life, residents own their creations
What does this mean?
Use real-world social cues and proxemicsCreate your visual identityAnimations and sounds add more depth
Movies created in a Community Space
“I’m still working on my slides.”“Yeah…me too.”
“It took 65 years after the invention of the printing press for someone to decide that putting page numbers on books was a good idea! The essay took a century to be invented; thus it is quite likely that the enduring and serious forms of the new media have not been invented. We are still mired in the imitation of the old: paper, film, and tape.” – Alan Kay
Who will be the next Sergei Eisenstein?
Thank youwww.secondlife.com John Lester (aka Pathfinder Linden)firstname.lastname@example.org