This story from the New Scientist reports on a study that male avatars on EverQuest sold more than female avatars, even taking in consideration equal characteristics.
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Knowledge workers who manipulate sybols are the easiest to manipulate to consume symbols.
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Mark Poster – University of California, Irvine has a book out on _What’s the Matter with the Internet_.
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The vOICe Sonification Applet – Draw your own Sound. The vOICe Sonification Applet makes sound out of an image. It allows you to draw on a grid and hear the sound pattern.
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Martha Piper gave an important Killam lecture called Building a Civil Society: A New Role for the Human Sciences.
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Visualizing Keyword Distribution Across Multidisciplinary C-Space is an interesting article on using VisualNet to visualize available titles in a library.
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