Exploring digital identity through avatars
- June 11, 2018
- Tom Boellstorff, anthropology, via The Next Web, June 11, 2018
“In Second Life you can choose to be a refrigerator if you want, and that has really
momentous implications for embodiment,” explains researcher [and UCI Anthropology
Professor] Tom Boellstorff, who together with his colleague Donna Davis conducted
a 3-year study entitled “Virtual Worlds, Disability and New Cultures of the Embodied
Self” with funding from the National Science Foundation.
For the full story, please visit https://thenextweb.com/contributors/2018/06/11/exploring-digital-identity-through-avatars/.