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Power, Dominic

The Immersive Internet

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Table of contents

1. Postcards from the Metaverse: An Introduction to the Immersive Internet
Dominic Power, Robin Teigland

2. Niggling Inequality: A Second Introduction to the Immersive Internet
Edward Castronova

3. The Distributed Self: Virtual Worlds and the Future of Human Identity
Richard Gilbert, Andrew Forney

4. Meta-Dreaming: Entangling the Virtual and the Physical
Denise Doyle

5. Individually Social: Approaching the Merging of Virtual Worlds, the Semantic Web, and Social Networks
Francisco Gerardo Toledo Ramírez

6. Virtual Worlds as Radical Theater: Extending the Proscenium
Anthony M. Townsend, Brian E. Mennecke

7. Virtual Worlds and Indigenous Narratives
James Barrett

8. The Immersive Hand: Non-verbal Communication in Virtual Environments
Smiljana Antonijević

9. Discovering the ‘I’ in Avatar: Performance and Self-therapy
Alicia B. Corts

10. Reflections and Projections: Enabling the Social Enterprise
Steve Mahaley, Chuck Hamilton, Tony O’Driscoll

11. Added Value of Teaching in a Virtual World
Inger-Marie Falgren Christensen, Andrew Marunchak, Cristina Stefanelli

12. Play and Fun Politics to Increase the Pervasiveness of Social Community: The Experience of Angels 4 Travellers
Maria Laura Toraldo, Gianluigi Mangia, Stefano Consiglio, Riccardo Mercurio

13. Framing Online Games Positively: Entertainment and Engagement through ‘Mindful Loss’ of Flow
Müberra Yüksel

14. Inhabitants of Virtual Worlds, Players of Online Video Games — Beware!
Antti Ainamo, Tuukka Tammi

15. Relationships, Community, and Networked Individuals
Rhonda McEwen, Barry Wellman

16. Gemeinschaft Identity in a Gesellschaft Metaverse
Cynthia Calongne, Peggy Sheehy, Andrew Stricker

17. Sorting Out the Metaverse and How the Metaverse Is Sorting Us Out
Isto Huvila

18. On the Shoulders of Giants: Understanding Internet-based Generative Platforms
Jonny Holmström

19. Social Norms, Regulatory Policies, and Virtual Behavior
Andrew Harrison, Brian E. Mennecke, William N. Dilla

20. Self-organizing Virtuality
Rick Oller

21. Making Currency Personal: The Salutary Tale of the Downfall of the Domdrachma
Matthew Zook

22. An Afterword in Three Postcards
Tom Boellstorff

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Media Studies, Media and Communication, Cultural Studies, The Computer Industry, Computers and Society, Information Systems Applications (incl. Internet)

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
284 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137283023
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-44884-5

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