Virtual Policy ’08 – UK conference on Public Policy and Virtual Worlds

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Next week (July 22nd & 23rd), the Virtual Policy Network, a group focused on researching the public policy implications of virtual worlds, will be holding the first conference in the UK on public policy issues related to virtual worlds, dubbed Virtual Policy ’08. The event is co-sponsored by the UK government’s Department for Business Enterprise […]

Webkinz and Maps

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I played Webkinz all weekend with my nephew. It’s a cute stuffed toy with a code to enter a virtual environment with tons of interactive games. Many schools use Webkinz as an educational tool or as a reward for good behavior. Gantz, the makers of Webkinz list the reasons why virtual world is educational but […]