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Oct. 3: Murrow College at WSU Everett hosts ‘Ethics in 3D Spaces’ panel
September 25, 2017

EVERETT, Wash. – Technology and media industry leaders will explore the ethical issues unfolding within emerging social virtual reality platforms at a breakfast and panel discussion titled “Ethics in 3D Spaces,” 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, in the Tiered Lecture Hall,  room 102, at WSU Everett, 915 N. Broadway.

Prof’s expertise gives new life
October 1, 2007

Brett Atwood, clinical professor of journalism, knew he was in an alternate universe when he showed up to interview for a consulting job last spring and got teleported to an undisclosed and secure location.

Well, he didn’t get teleported; his avatar, or online persona, in Second Life, an online 3-D digital world with 9 million registered users and counting, got teleported.

Appropriately dressed in a business suit and tie that Atwood had purchased in Second Life for the occasion, his avatar swooshed through cyberspace and joined three or four Second Life executives in a digitally created conference room for … » More …