Virtual Body Language
by Jeffrey Ventrella
Publisher: ETC Press 2011
Number of pages: 286
Jeffrey Ventrella, a seasoned virtual worlds programmer and visual language expert, reviews the history of avatars, smileys, and other expressive forms, and considers a future of spectacular creativity. This book combines thoughtful scholarship with amusing anecdotes from the trenches of Silicon Valley.
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