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Endless Self-Reinvention in Virtual Worlds

November 28, 2007 | John Serrao

HASTAC Leader Ruzena Bajcsy's tele-immersion lab is featured on BBC's Visions of the Future. You'll find the link to the YouTube segment below. The BBC commentator talks about the possibilities of next-gen tele-immersion for making face-to-face meetings obsolete (or at least reduced) and also asks questions about what happens if tele-immersion or participation in virtual worlds such as Second Life starts diminishing face-to-face contact, so that people lead more of their lives in virtual environments, endlessly reinventing themselves.

Whenever I hear prognostications about some future where everything is virtual, whenever I hear about all the things that will either be revolutionized or imperiled by the coming brave new world, I wonder about the variety and complexity of the present. Is my world virtual, actual, face-to-face? You tell me . . .

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