The Immersive Internet

Reflections on the Entangling of the Virtual with Society, Politics and the Economy
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ISBN-13:
9781137283023
Einband:
eBook
Seiten:
264
Autor:
R. Teigland
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PDF
eBook Format:
eBook
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
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Collecting short thought pieces by some of the leading thinkers on the emerging 'Immersive Internet', Power and Teigland's book questions what a more immersive and intimate internet – based on social media, augmented reality, virtual worlds, online games, 3D internet and beyond – might mean for society and for each of us.
1. Postcards from the Metaverse: An Introduction to the Immersive Internet; Dominic Power and Robin Teigland 2. Niggling Inequality: A Second Introduction to the Immersive Internet; Edward Castronova 3. The Distributed Self: Virtual Worlds and the Future of Human Identity; Richard Gilbert and Andrew Forney 4. Meta-dreaming: Entangling the Virtual and the Physical; Denise Doyle 5. Individually Social: Approaching the Merging of Virtual Worlds, the Semantic Web, and Social Networks; Francisco Gerardo Toledo Ramírez 6. Virtual Worlds as Radical Theater: Extending the Proscenium; Anthony M. Townsend and Brian E. Mennecke 7. Virtual Worlds and Indigenous Narratives; James Barrett 8. The Immersive Hand: Nonverbal Communication in Virtual Environments; Smiljana Antonijevi? 9. Discovering the 'I' in Avatar: Performance and Self-Therapy; Alicia B. Corts 10. Reflections and Projections: Enabling the Social Enterprise; Steve Mahaley, Chuck Hamilton and Tony O'Driscoll 11. Added Value of Teaching in a Virtual World; Inger-Marie Falgren Christensen, Andrew Marunchak and Cristina Stefanelli 12. Play & Fun Politics to Increase the Pervasiveness of Social Community: The Experience of Angels 4 Travellers; Maria Laura Toraldo, Gianluigi Mangia, Stefano Consiglio and Riccardo Mercurio 13. Framing Online Games Positively: Entertaining and Engagement through 'Mindful Loss' of Flow; Müberra Yüksel 14. Inhabitants of Virtual Worlds, Players of Online Games - Beware!; Antti Ainamo and Tuukka Tammi 15. Relationships, Community, and Networked Individuals; Rhonda McEwen and Barry Wellman 16. Gemeinschaft Identity in a Gesellschaft Metaverse; Cynthia Calongne, Peggy Sheehy and Andrew Stricker Sorting out the Metaverse and How the Metaverse is Sorting Us Out; Isto Huvila 17. On the Shoulders of Giants: Understanding Internet-based Generative Platforms; Jonny Holmström 18. Social Norms, Regulatory Policies, and Virtual Behavior; Andrew Harrison, Brian E. Mennecke and William N. Dilla 19. Self-organising Virtuality; Rick Oller 20. Making Currency Personal: The Salutory Tale of the Downfall of the DomDrachma; Matthew Zook Afterword; Tom Boellstorff
Collecting short thought pieces by some of the leading thinkers on the emerging 'Immersive Internet', Power and Teigland's book questions what a more immersive and intimate internet - based on social media, augmented reality, virtual worlds, online games, 3D internet and beyond - might mean for society and for each of us.

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