Virtual Reality

wafflejourneyAI and Robotics

Nov 14, 2013 (3 years and 9 months ago)

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Virtual Reality


See site:


http://
www.vrealities.com
/

Does Matrix
DescribePeople’s

Addiction to Virtual Worlds?



Turkle



Alone Together


Singularity


Symptom


Realtechnik


Robots


Virtual Spaces

Themes of the Book


Tethered self


Multiple selves


When human contact not possible


better than
alternative


Complicity in accepting robots


Preferred media


text, email
vs

phone, landline vs. cell
phone


Media Richness Theory


Narcisstic

self


use of other people


not really
wanting to engage with other people


Concern about surveillance


unable to leave
surveillance


Thursday Assignment


Create a Second Life avatar, download one of
the viewers and go into world for an hour

Assignment Next Tuesday

June 15

For your paper

1.
Statement of the scope of the paper

2.
Why this is a significant issue to address

3.
Precise statement of what your paper will
present

4.
10 good solid initial references

5.
To be handed in typed