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metaverse

The term coined for a 3D virtual world in Neal Stephenson's "Snow Crash" novel, written in 1992. See virtual world.
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Last October, British media giant Reuters made global headlines by opening an all-digital bureau within the online virtual universe (or "metaverse") program Second Life.
Today, instead of one cohesive metaverse, there are hundreds, if not thousands, of virtual worlds in existence, with themes ranging from fantasy and science fiction to idealized modern environments like tropical islands, gardens and town squares.
She may have been inspired by Y.T., a jailbait skateboard Kourier in Neal Stephenson's Show Crash (1992), as Stephenson's "Metaverse" was clearly inspired by Gibson's cyberspace.
The real power for our students with these tools will come from them writing their own scripts, book reviews, etc., or even creating their own AR tools with apps such as Metaverse, from GoMeta, Inc.
The topological model which is developed here in support of a metaverse cosmology is presented in Figure 1, the "Pribram-Bohm Holoflux Model," where the basic theory is diagrammed as consciousness transforming between nonlocal and local regions of experience and information (Joye, in press).
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The book represents a turning point that consolidates their research in the context of the Digital Education Research Group, which has mainly been concerned with the theme of "Metaverse Learning" in higher education and post-graduate settings.
As the trailblazer behind the concept of the "Metaverse" from his 1992 sci-fi classic Snow Crash, Stephenson imagined a virtual universe where users create avatars to communicate and interact.
San Francisco, CA, February 12, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Metaverse Mod Squad, the leader of managed digital services for social, enterprise and gaming communities, announced today that family-centric online media expert, cookie connoisseur and pop aficionado Izzy Neis has joined the company as its Director of Digital Engagement and Strategy.
Topics discussed include virtual metaplasticity, semantic entities in virtual worlds, creating "humanness," behavioral models for virtual humans, creativity in the metaverse and social citizenship in virtual built environments.
Named after the characters described in Neal Stephenson's novel Snow Crash, Gargoyles equip themselves with a wearable computer to constantly collect visual and sensory data about their surroundings, while continually jacked into the Metaverse (Internet).
(2008) "The Metaverse: TV of the Future?" Harvard Business Review.