Monthly Archives: April 2012

My Presentation at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology

The Department of Computer and Information Science at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, Norway is hosting a seminar this week on “Virtual Worlds & Educational Technologies.” The seminar will be held on Wednesday April 25th … Continue reading

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Hypergrid Adventurers Club visits a Myst and Uru inspired world: Devokan Trust on OSGrid

Yesterday, the Hypergrid Adventurers Club visited OSGrid to explore Devokan Tao, the central hub of a collection of regions called Devokan Trust. The entire area is inspired by Myst and Uru. About 10 of us made the journey across four … Continue reading

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Using Virtual Worlds to Reduce Stress

A fascinating paper was just published on the topic of using virtual worlds to train people in stress reduction techniques. Read the full paper here: “The Feasibility and Impact of Delivering a Mind-Body Intervention in a Virtual World“ The paper … Continue reading

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