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Next Virtual World SIG on Oct. 22 – panel

September 14, 2007 By: studiosfo Category: SIG meetings, Virtual Worlds, events No Comments →

Thanks for the great turnout for the Seriosity event.  What a fascinating evening.  We had  a lot of viewers on which  worked well.

Oct. 22 we will have a panel discussion with a set of topics tba.  To be on the panel or to participate please contact me at orange[at]

FYI: “Avatar Space to Outer Space” Bruce Damer lecture July 30, 2007

July 29, 2007 By: studiosfo Category: FYI, events No Comments →

Not a SIG meeting but Bay Area folks may be able to check it out.

Previous SIG presenter Bruce Damer will be lecturing on July 30, 2007 with the topic:

“Avatar Space to Outer Space”
in San Francisco.

Details here:

Bruce Damer will take us on a sweeping visual journey through the
origins and evolution of multi-player gaming, avatars and social
virtual worlds up to the present “main-streaming of the metaverse” in
platforms such as Second Life. From there we will boldly go where no
virtual world has gone before… into the real-time 3D design
engineering of NASA’s architectures for robotic and human exploration
of the solar system in the first quarter of this century. Some
never-before-seen mission scenarios, developed by Bruce’s company
DigitalSpace working with NASA, will be presented during this
session. Bruce will also dip into Project Biota, a ten-year
initiative in artificial life and hyper-evolution. Bruce will
conclude by suggesting pathways to combine the power of avatar
cyberspace and serious engineering environments for the public
understanding and support of space.

WHEN: Monday, July 30, 2007 (Full Moon) at 6:30 PM;
6:30-7PM Socializing;
7-7:30PM “From Avatar Space to Outer Space” Presentation by Bruce Damer;
7:30-8:30PM Visual Worlds Discussion
8:30-9PM Socializing

WHERE: Citizenspace, 425 Second Street, 3rd Floor, in San Francisco
94107 ( Google map

WHO: All are welcome, from space professionals to those who are
unsure what N-A-S-A stands for!

MISC: Please bring food and drink to share.


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About the Virtual World SIG:

Upcoming SIG sessions:

Oct. 13, 2009:
(3rd annual Future of Virtual Worlds Panel)

Jan. 25, 2010:
(topic tba.)

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