Join us to hear more about how dreams from the past can dramatically change and evolve into something completely new. In this presentation you will hear all about John's initial experiences in Opensim while still working at Linden Lab, the creation and mangement of "Pathlandia," initial explorations of the Hypergrid, and how it all fits in with what he remembers as Linden Lab's original vision of an expanding Metaverse of self-hosted and interconnected virtual worlds.
John Lester's areas of deep expertise and interest include Community Development, Immersive Learning, Knowledge Management, Artificial Life, Augmented Reality and Multiuser 3D Virtual Worlds. He is currently the Lead Technology Evangelist at Wiggle Planet, a small startup developing a new platform for emotionally-intelligent animated characters that live in the physical world through geolocation-based augmented reality. Previously, John was... Read More →