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Les mondes virtuels ont un imaginaire
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Interview with an Ultima Online addict

Interview with an Ultima Online addict | L'imaginaire du virtuel | Scoop.it
Back in 1999 we reported on an eBay auction in which some crazy person paid $ …
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The First MMORPG – The Early History of the Genre - MMOHuts

The First MMORPG – The Early History of the Genre - MMOHuts | L'imaginaire du virtuel | Scoop.it
The first MMORPG game ever was Never Winter Nights. It came out well before Meridian59 and Ultima Online, which are incorrectly labeled as the first MMORPGs.
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MMO Timeline - MMO Hall of Fame

MMO Timeline - MMO Hall of Fame | L'imaginaire du virtuel | Scoop.it
MMO Timeline A list of all of the popular MMO games and the year they were launched. 1996 – Furcadia, Meridan 59, The Realm Online, Nexus: The Kingdom of the Winds 1997 – Ultima Online, 1998 – Clan Lord, Lineage, Nexus, 1999 – Asheron’s Call, Dark Ages, EverQuest, Ogre Island, 2000 – Habbo, Monster & …
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Blogs, Definitions and Commonplace Books

Blogs, Definitions and Commonplace Books | L'imaginaire du virtuel | Scoop.it
Even Time magazine has realized that there's something about blogs. People keep comparing them to online journals, but, as a bonafide medievalist, I can tell you they are more like common place boo...
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FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » Invasion of the Digital Body Cloud

FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » Invasion of the Digital Body Cloud | L'imaginaire du virtuel | Scoop.it
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Le mythe de l'humain augmenté - Journal du CNRS

Le mythe de l'humain augmenté - Journal du CNRS | L'imaginaire du virtuel | Scoop.it
Alors que certains groupes transhumanistes prônent le dépassement de notre condition biologique, nous devons revenir, pour le chercheur Nathanaël Jarrassé, aux réalités des personnes appareillées qui ne sont pas des hommes machines.
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The FBI maintains an 83-page glossary of Internet slang. And it is hilariously, frighteningly out of touch.

The FBI maintains an 83-page glossary of Internet slang. And it is hilariously, frighteningly out of touch. | L'imaginaire du virtuel | Scoop.it
The FBI promises its list will prove useful both professionally and “for keeping up with your children and/or grandchildren.”
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Life, death and Everquest

Life, death and Everquest | L'imaginaire du virtuel | Scoop.it
A virtual suicide in the popular online multiplayer game is making some fans queasy about their favorite addiction.
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Nor Way! The Norwegian Army is using Oculus to drive tanks - Destructoid

Nor Way! The Norwegian Army is using Oculus to drive tanks - Destructoid | L'imaginaire du virtuel | Scoop.it
Forget whether or not videogames are art. A wave of acceptance is sure to wash over the world when more people realize they can be used for ...
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Investigation and Analysis of a Reported Incident Resulting in an Actual Airline Hijacking due to a Fanatical and Engrossed VR State

This journal is focused on cyberspace, CMC, computer mediated communication, psychology and internet, information society, digital divide, cybersociology, internet addiction
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J.R.R. Tolkien explique le sens réel du Seigneur des Anneaux dans un enregistrement inédit

J.R.R. Tolkien explique le sens réel du Seigneur des Anneaux dans un enregistrement inédit | L'imaginaire du virtuel | Scoop.it
Il y a plus de 20 ans, un homme a retrouvé, dans le sous-sol d'une résidence de Rotterdam, un enregistrement perdu de J.R.R. Tolkien.
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Accro aux jeux vidéo, il laisse mourir son fils : une addiction ... - Le Nouvel Observateur

Accro aux jeux vidéo, il laisse mourir son fils : une addiction ... - Le Nouvel Observateur | L'imaginaire du virtuel | Scoop.it
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Accro aux jeux vidéo, il laisse mourir son fils : une addiction ...
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... jouait régulièrement et est allé jusqu'à abandonner son fils au profit du jeu.
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MMO Timeline

MMO Timeline | L'imaginaire du virtuel | Scoop.it
The MMO Timeline is a quick reference sheet for the notable MMOs of our era -- when they launched, when they released expansion packs, and when (if) they closed. If I'm missing a title or expansion...
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MMORPG History

MMORPG History | L'imaginaire du virtuel | Scoop.it
MMORPGs have been around for a while now, a whole 17 years! While many have heard of the big titles coming from the MMORPG genre, this article is meant to give you the grand scope. In conclusion, Feel
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H. P. Lovecraft's Commonplace Book | WIRED

H. P. Lovecraft's Commonplace Book | WIRED | L'imaginaire du virtuel | Scoop.it
COMMONPLACE BOOK This book consists of ideas, images, & quotations hastily jotted down for possible future use in weird fiction. Very few are actually developed plots—for the most part they are merely suggestions or random impressions designed to set the memory or imagination working. Their sources are various—dreams, things read, casual incidents, idle conceptions, &…
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How And Why To Keep A “Commonplace Book”

How And Why To Keep A “Commonplace Book” | L'imaginaire du virtuel | Scoop.it
Some of the greatest men and women in history have kept these books. Marcus Aurelius kept one--which more or less became the Meditations. Petrarch kept one. Montaigne, who invented the essay, kept ...
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Fashioning the Future: Digital Skins Body Atmoshperes

Fashioning the Future: Digital Skins Body Atmoshperes | L'imaginaire du virtuel | Scoop.it
Nancy Tilbury, a course Director for a new postgraduate Fashion Programme at Kingston University, envisions the future of couture as digital skins cultivated…
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Selfies and the history of self-portrait photography | OUPblog

Selfies and the history of self-portrait photography | OUPblog | L'imaginaire du virtuel | Scoop.it
Selfie – the Oxford Word of the Year for 2013 – is a neologism defined as “a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website”.
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LES NOELISTES, INCARNATION NUMERIQUE D’UN PAN DE L’ADOLESCENCE FRANCAISE

LES NOELISTES, INCARNATION NUMERIQUE D’UN PAN DE L’ADOLESCENCE FRANCAISE | L'imaginaire du virtuel | Scoop.it
L'actualité comme nulle part ailleurs.
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Chronique vidéo : Expéditions inutiles - Hommage aux Noelistes/ PC

Chronique vidéo : Expéditions inutiles - Hommage aux Noelistes/ PC | L'imaginaire du virtuel | Scoop.it
Cette semaine, Mamytwink et Skünck rendent hommage aux Noelistes des forums de jeuxvideo.com en tentant de reproduire dans WoW le smiley qu'ils vénèrent. Seront-ils à la hauteur de ce défi digne des plus grands artistes expérimentaux ?
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Second Life’s Creator Says Virtual Reality Will Go Beyond Games | MIT Technology Review

Second Life’s Creator Says Virtual Reality Will Go Beyond Games | MIT Technology Review | L'imaginaire du virtuel | Scoop.it
Hardware like the headset made by Oculus VR will allow virtual worlds to offer person-to-person interactions that compete with real life.
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Les "otherkins", une contre-culture mal connue - Le Monde

Les "otherkins", une contre-culture mal connue - Le Monde | L'imaginaire du virtuel | Scoop.it
Les otherkins pensent ne pas être véritablement humains et s’identifient plus volontiers à une autre espèce, animale (on parle alors de Thérians), ou souvent surnaturelle: elfes, dragons,...
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These 'Signs from the Near Future' may be closer than they appear

These 'Signs from the Near Future' may be closer than they appear | L'imaginaire du virtuel | Scoop.it
Futuristic technologies have never sounded more like they're right on the horizon. From lab-grown meat to virtual reality to fleets of drones that can transport goods almost anywhere, scientists...
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