Virtual China

Published: October 30th, 2008


Virtual China

Paul Fishwick/UF computer engineer

SOT: Fishwick: “If we don’t know another culture, we often make mistakes. We make mistakes in communication, we make mistakes with things that we do, our actions. So to try and mitigate those mistakes, we need some sort of training or learning tool.” (:18)

SOT: Fishwick: “I think it makes sense to imagine that before we go to a place, we will be using these types of systems where we feel more immersed. Because one of the things technology such as Second Life gives you is the feeling of being there.” (:15)

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