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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...

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...