Next Generation Avatars & the Spook Country Event

 Links to pictures and video of the William Gibson book reading in Second Life are available at Penguin Books

… Audio was beamed in from the MDM campus in Vancouver to the riversrunred studios in London, and out to Second Life. What made me happy about this event was that it gave people from all over the world a chance to be in the same space as one of their favourite authors, and during the event I was receiving goodwill messages from people thrilled to see him.Penguin Books Blog

Eventually, locations where events like these are held will have the ability to record and playback holodeck style. Croquet’s animatronic video gives a glimpse of how this next generation of avatar will play out.

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