|1st ed. 2016, XXVIII, 507 p. 297 illustrations in color|
- Provides a single, comprehensive resource on the emerging phenomenon of 3D3C worlds
- Includes an introductory chapter on the history of the field
- Offers insight on the variety of applications and future research directions
- Includes a sample visual Appendix on one Kind of 3D3C world
This book presents 3D3C platforms – three-dimensional systems for community, creation
and commerce. It discusses tools including bots in social networks, team creativity,
privacy, and virtual currencies & micropayments as well as their applications in areas like
healthcare, energy, collaboration, and art. More than 20 authors from 10 countries share
their experiences, research findings and perspectives, offering a comprehensive resource
on the emerging field of 3D3C worlds. The book is designed for both the novice and the
expert as a way to unleash the emerging opportunities in 3D3C worlds.
This Handbook maps with breadth and insight the exciting frontier of building virtual worlds
with digital technologies.
David Perkins, Research Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Education
This book is from one of the most adventurous and energetic persons I have ever met. Yesha
takes us into new undiscovered spaces and provides insight into phenomena of social
interaction and immersive experiences that transform our lives.
Cees de Bont, Dean of School of Design & Chair Professor of Design, School of Design of
the Hong Kong Polytechnic University
When you read 3D3C Platforms you realize what a domain like ours — 3D printing — can and
should do for the world. Clearly we are just starting. Inspiring.
David Reis, CEO, Stratasys Ltd
This book provides a stunning overview regarding how virtual worlds are
reshaping possibilities for identity and community. The range of topics addressed by the
authors — from privacy and taxation to fashion and health care — provide a powerful
road map for addressing the emerging potential of these online environments.
Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Irvine
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