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Revision as of 01:37, 2 December 2006

Group Overview

Places & Times

Members:

  • Bridget Smith (Frappe Lapointe) [mbridgetsmith@hotmail.com]
  • Brien Walton (Blaise Syaka)
  • Esmond Kane (Pere Utu)
  • William James (USA Brody)
  • Yvette Wohn (Yvette Kumsung)

Assignment: Interview a SL personality

Due Monday (Oct 9) at 10:55 EST (Assignment in Moodle)

Anyone know if this is a group Assignment?

Yes. Sign up for an Interviewee here

Project Discussion

Thursday 7pm Chatlog 20061019

Thursday 7pm Chatlog 20061026

Thursday 7pm Chatlog 20061102

Thursday 7pm Chatlog 20061109

Thursday 7pm Chatlog 20061116

Thursday 7pm Chatlog 20061130

Friday 7pm Chatlog 20061201

Also see Topics and Thesis discussion here

Project Thesis

Thesis candidates

  • The integration of Voice in SL can result in varying degrees of discrimination against the residents, and this project will address issues regarding the impact of Voice on the social network.

Project Podcasts

Our podcasts are up here

Project Topics

Topics candidates

Heed Typers When Voice Comes

Hypothesis: Voice is coming to SL and will bring new capabilities

Problem: Discrimination of typers in type-voice coexsiting environment

1.Typers are slower, making it more difficult to fit into conversations
2.Voice users may feel annoyed by chat windows, or get used to minimizing the window
3.Clash of typing sounds with voice

Why should we think of protecting the rights of typers?

1. May not be able to speak (mute, soar throat)
2. Situation where you cannot use voice (office)
3. Personal reasons (Don't like sound of voice/doesn't suit identity of avatar/want to keep level of privacy/stutter,lisp, accent)
4. Multitasking (chat while listening to music, etc.)
5. Efficiency in certain situations(Group chats, lectures)

Questions to Ask Ourselves

1. Who should be given the right to decide whether the zone is voice, text, or voice-text?
2. How can we create awareness?
3. Are we calling for technical attention from Linden or social attention from residents?

Solution/Action: "Heed Typers" Campaign?

Presentation Method Ideas:

1. Create rooms with streaming audio boxes.
2. Create machinima

Project Responsibilities

Real Name SL Name Introduction For Against Conclusion Machinima
Esmond Kane Pere Utu Yes
Bridget Smith Frappe Lapointe Yes
William James USA Brody Yes
Brian Blaise Sydake Yes
Yvette Wohn Yvette Kumsung Yes

Project Deliverables (Tentative)

  • Saturday Dec 2 7pm: Text
  • Sunday Dec 3 7pm: Audio
  • Thursday Dec 8 7pm: Project Draft
  • Tuesday Dec 12 7pm: Project Presentation

Project Script/Detail

Please edit your own section only. It'll get reaaal messy if we all edit the main page.

Outline

Esmond
Content
Freedom of Speech
Swearing
Accents, Pitch, Cultural (Ebonics etc)
Disabilities (Stutter, Lisp)
SL vs RL (Gender, Voice Fonts)
Foreign Languages
Crosstalk
Latency
Text = Oration style
Intro:
    • we are arguing for the choice of the avatar to be toggle voice integration
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Bridget
For: why voice is not discriminatory or it doesnt matter
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William
Against: why text is less discriminatory
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Brian
Summary and Conclusion
    • 'give us the choice'
    • "it is open for all to decide what they want ot choose"
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Yvette