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BIZZin3D: Immersive Internet Panel

by Christian Scholz on May 31, 2009

The first panel at the BIZZin3D event was about the Immersive Internet. Panelists have been Clare Rees/Linden from Linden Lab, Mirko Caser from Twinity and Dick Davies from Forterra. Moderator was Michael Schumann. It started with some introductions, starting with (…)

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Analyse der Stellungnahmen zum KiPo-Bekämpfungsgesetz im Wirtschaftsausschuss

by Christian Scholz on May 27, 2009

Heute von 11-13 Uhr wird im Wirtschaftsausschuss eine Anhörung zum geplanten Gesetz zur Bekämpfung von Kinderpornografie in Kommunikationsnetzen stattfinden. Die Stellungnahmen der geladenen Sachverständigen ist auch schon online und ich habe mir erlaubt, diese einmal auf sich wiederholende Argumente und (…)

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Clash der Kulturen: Bundestag und Twitter

by Christian Scholz on May 26, 2009

When electing our federal president some members of the parliament twittered the results 15 minutes too early. Result: “Scandal” and panic in Berlin. I’d say: Where’s the problem?!? “Twitter-Affäre” wird sie genannt, jene Aktion von Ulrich Kelber (SPD), der länger (…)

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SIGINT 2009: Sandro Gaycken über Cyberwarfare

by Christian Scholz on May 24, 2009

This is a talk from the SIGINT conference in Cologne by Sandro Gaycken who talked about Cyber-Warfare and the future of war. Sandro Gacken sprach über die Zukunft des Krieges, nämlich Cyber-Warfare. Es gab schon einige Angriffe bislang, wie z.B.: (…)

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Metameets 2009: Dr. Yesha Sivan about Metaverse 1

by Christian Scholz on May 22, 2009

This talk is about the ITEA2 Call2 Metaverse1 Initiative Background Goal: Global standards among real and virtual worlds. Bridging the gaps within virtual worlds between virtual and real worlds They define virtual worlds as a combination of: 3D, Community, Creation, (…)

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Metameets 2009: Robert Bloomfield about the Reynard Project

by Christian Scholz on May 22, 2009

According to this post this project is defined as follows: Reynard is a seedling effort to study the emerging phenomenon of social (particularly terrorist) dynamic in virtual worlds and large-scale online games and their implications for the intelligence community. He (…)

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Metameets 2009: Kevin Feenan on the Future of Education

by Christian Scholz on May 22, 2009

Phelan Corrimal/Kevin Feenan of Rockcliffe is talking about the future of education. Rockcliffe is a pure virtual university and a non-profit in California. What he is talking about is an opinion and not based on scientific research. Scientific Revolutions Paradigms (…)

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Metameets 2009: Terry Thorpe about waves of changes

by Christian Scholz on May 22, 2009

Terry Thorpe of kohd talks about the utility aspect of virtual worlds but not about the entertainment aspect (e.g. WoW). His model to think about 3d web is not a tree but “waves of change”. And what’s happening with waves (…)

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Next stops: MetaMeets, SIGINT, BIZZin3D

by Christian Scholz on May 21, 2009

It’s time again for some travelling, starting today. So here are my next stops: MetaMeets in Amsterdam This virtual worlds conference takes place from May 22nd to May 24th in Amsterdam. I will be there until Saturday noon as I (…)

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Zypries will wegen Urheberrechtsverletzungen Internet stärker regeln

by Christian Scholz on May 7, 2009

Our ministry of justice wants to fight for better copyright protection and thinks about better regulation of the internet. Mrs. Zypries also is hinting at maybe using the planned internet filtering for fighting child porn to additionally fight copyright infringements. (…)

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