Today we took the CS185C into an ancient world. The SLIS program at SJSU has a great island and they were kind enough to host my class.
We talked about Julien Dibbell’s work A Rape In Cyberspace and though it was somber and serious I think it conveyed some of the power and challenge of Virtual Environments.
We have chosen to use https://discordapp.com/ as our backchannel and so far so good with both text & audio. Our next few weeks are going to be a huge challenge for us as we visit World of Warcraft and Minecraft (Orwell).
Some quick survey results: