Journal of Virtual Worlds Research, Volume 2, Number 3

Journal of Virtual Worlds Research, Volume 2, Number 3 : Special Issue on Technology, Economy and Standards

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Originally printed online in 2009. Special Issue on Technology, Economy and Standards The editorial team for this issue includes: Yesha Sivan, Metaverse Labs and the Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yaffo, Israel Robert Bloomfield, Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University, USA Jean H.A. Gelissen, Philips Research, Netherlands This issue is part of an effort to explore the fields of standards for virtual worlds. Working on such standards is both technical and conceptual. This issue endeavors to enhance, explicate, and analyze various aspects of standards and virtual worlds, and was designed to give a voice to the leading theoretical and practical players within this arena. The issue specifically emphasizes the disciplines of economy and technology as critical harbingers to the endeavor of standards.
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  • Paperback | 338 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 19.3mm | 961.61g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • Special edition
  • Special
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508756015
  • 9781508756019

About Jeremiah P Spence

Jeremiah Spence is the founder of the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research in 2008 and was the Editor-in-Chief from 2008 until 2010 Jeremiah has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Latin American and Brazilian Studies from the University of Texas at Austin, a Masters of Arts degree in Communication Theory from the University of Texas at Austin and Doctor of Philosophy in Communication and Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. Additionally, Jeremiah has studied and researched at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico in Mexico, Fundacao Getulio Vargas in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Universidade Federal da Bahia in Salvador, Brazil, and the Universidade de Sao Paulo in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Jeremiah is co-editor and co-author of the book: Inequity in the Technopolis - Race, Class, Gender, and the Digital Divide in Austin - edited by Joseph Straubhaar, Jeremiah Spence, Zeynep Tufekci, and Roberta G. Lentz - published at the University of Texas Press in 2012."
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