e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Catch Up Post: Virtual Worlds Saving Lives, Experience Design and an RFI for an MMO for NASA (acronym attack!)

Mark Oehlert

Main | Great Quote from Interview with Raph Koster » February 04, 2008 Catch Up Post: Virtual Worlds Saving Lives, Experience Design and an RFI for an MMO for NASA (acronym attack!) " (RFI) DEVELOPMENT OF A NASA-BASED MASSIVELY MULTIPLAYER ONLINE LEARNING GAME : "A NASA-based MMO built on a game engine that includes powerful physicscapabilities could support accurate in-game experimentation andresearch.

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Black box or stepping stones?

Dave Snowden

Utilisation models, normally used for software projects and consultancy in contrast are delivering to requirement so each project is journey with a beginning, a midland an end while developing an application product sabot a never ending journey. The other main company, and dominant partner was Software Sciences who were a project based software house. In contrast we were trying to invest in the next generation of project, running short term installations with license fees.

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Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Dealing with the (Virtual) World in our Minds

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Their final project was to build a huge machine designed to let them physically materialize anything they wanted with a mere thought. More recently digital animation , video games and massively multiplayer online games (MMOG) have taken virtual world simulation and visualization to a whole new level. He showed very moving video clips from a recent Media Lab conference, h2.0:

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