Virtual Worlds Book Chapter Published

In a bit of self-marketing (as if this blog is not entirely that), I am happy to announce that I got my copy of Virtual Worlds and Metaverse Platforms: New communication and identity paradigms from IGI Global Publishers. There I am, as chapter 8: "Virtual worlds and reception studies: Comparing engagings My colleague from Roskilde University, … Continue reading Virtual Worlds Book Chapter Published

Two Men and a Second Life

As I've mentioned elsewhere on this blog, I spent two years working on a post-doc research fellowship for the Virtual Worlds Research Group at Roskilde University in Denmark.  During my time there, I conducted an experiment on how people make sense of two types of virtual worlds and compared these sense-makings to those while engaging … Continue reading Two Men and a Second Life

Media Personae Identification: Early Thoughts

In the spring of 2005, I attended my first academic conference with a paper written primarily as a class assignment, but one that I expanded for this conference.  I used the ideas in the paper in my master's thesis, but I have not had a chance to revisit them.  I hope to, and as part … Continue reading Media Personae Identification: Early Thoughts