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Category: virtual reality

A New Virtual Campus

Caltech is among the very best universities in the world, famous for being the home of Richard Feynman and other science legends. (And perhaps even more famously, for being the setting for Big Bang.) Now it’s helping drive a rebirth in educational uses for virtual worlds with Virtech:  Virtech is an interactive,...

Art, Philosophy and Virtual Reality

For any number of reasons, several of which are explored on these pages, virtual worlds offer fertile soil for artists, philosophers and theologians, in fact, anyone with a penchant for reflecting on the meaning of life. This short movie (referred to by virtual world enthusiasts as “machinima”) now showing...

Real Clear Politics

RealClearPolitics is an American political news site and polling data aggregator. It was created in 2000 by former options trader John McIntyre and former advertising agency executive Tom Bevan. This site is a great place to go if you seek informed opinion from all political perspectives as well as...

New World Notes

Anyone interested in virtual reality or augmented reality needs to follow the work of James Wager Au. At his website and in various digital platforms, he brings you the latest news, culture and analysis about Second Life, Sansar, High Fidelity, Sinespace & other virtual worlds, along with VR, innovative...

The Whitney Museum

The Whitney Museum of American Art, known informally as the “Whitney“, is an art museum in Manhattan. It was founded in 1930 by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (1875–1942), a wealthy and prominent American socialite and art patron after whom it is named. The Whitney focuses on 20th- and 21st-century American art. Its permanent collection, spanning the late-19th...