'Second Life'' is more than a place where pixelated avatars chat, interact and fly about. It's also a frontier in AI research because it's a controllable environment where testing intelligent creations is easier.
Coloradans with disabilities connect in virtual world Denver Post Diane Skiba, a professor at the University of Colorado College of Nursing, estimates about 150 of her nursing students interact in the virtual world every year.
Interested in exploring Opensim and interconnected Virtual Worlds? The Hypergrid Adventurers Club is a group of explorers interested in discussing and exploring virtual worlds on the Hypergrid. For a great summary of the history of the Hypergrid and how it is evolving, read “Towards HG 2.0″ by Diva Canto (the inventor of the Hypergrid protocol). It doesn’t matter if you’re completely new to virtual worlds and the Hypergrid or if you’re a seasoned veteran. We all learn and help each other together.
Via CM Elias