By Paul Philleo
The Metaverse U event at the Stanford University campus won't be remembered for
hot dancing models on stage or someone tripping and falling, but you just might
see a few familiar faces in the crowd here and a snapshot (literally) of some
interesting ideas in motion. Enjoy our cozy gallery of ten shots from the event.
While it doesn't show here, they organized managed to fill almost every
seat in the house
Fielding a question from the peanut gallery
Yes, they let us out for fresh air once in a while
Gathering 'round the make-believe campfire to talk about virtuals worlds over
beer, wine and Indian food
Rapk Koster, Metaplce, listens attentively to the conjecture of his fellow
Mark Terrano, Hidden Path Entertainment, engaging virtual world archiving
activists on stage.
User-created content, namely a tree, created by the Dryad program
Just after the screening of "Molotov Alva and his Search for the Creator:
A Second Life Odyssey" documentary
Lunchtime with the little red Stanford lunchboxes -- even offering Korean
Seeing Machines motion capture technology in action -- bringing digital
mime and clown art to faces near you!