Moya: video for MetaMeets
Artistide Despres, Marx Cattaneo
Wired, Chris Anderson
The Book, inspired also by..., Cory Doctorow, discussed by..., The Economist, Peter Schmitt (MIT):, “original machines”: “These are devices not constructed from a collection of prefabricated parts, but created in a form that flows from the intention of the design.”, talking about design..., look at the New Aesthetic
and Thingiverse, and their social network of things..., Welcome to your Dashboard, the all-in-one place to track your favorite Things, designers, and activity on Thingiverse!
and Shapeways, Virtual World designers, Maxi Gossamer, Draxtor, Mixee Me
even in Antwerp...
Janko Roettgers (GigaOM): If your apps aren’t just running on a phone or a tablet anymore, but essentially on top of the real world — what kind of apps do you build?
applications, machinima, adult stuff?, games
applications, visiting archeological stuff, seeing the virtual reconstruction moving around
plus side, allows for brainstorming, sharing one virtual space, allows for early prototyping, Colleberation without borders, Kansas to Cairo project, Tool for taking people out of their social issolation, Virtual Ability, Simulation, Interactive Cross Media Events, MetaMeets, Virtual Worlds bet practice in education
negative side, ideal designs for 3D-printing are not ideal for virtual worlds (number of polygons, hollow objects etc), comptition may stand in the way of virtual collaboration
second life, boasts big community, good graphics...
OpenSim, open source version of second life, much smaller community, but interesting for internal corporate use, education...
Jibe Unity 3D, browser based, interesting for marketing (no need of on the fly content creation and changes)
Cloud Party, in development, browser based
3D progams (open source), Blender, Sketchup
3D programs (not free), Maya, Cinema 4D studio