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AVATAR

A New Age belief-management seminar developed by a Jack Raso and first released in 1987 that may be applicable to a range of problems, including health, education and occupation.
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The Army is in the early stages of creating avatars for the purpose of training in virtual environments.
Service members would be able to log on and interact with avatars in subjects specific to their training whenever they have time, Kennedy said.
Some recent gamelike virtual worlds, notably Star Trek Online and Dungeons and Dragons Online, allow one to have four or five secondary avatars operating at once, and to set their degree of autonomy.
Summary: Avatar may well be the biggest anti-war film of all time.
Within virtual worlds users must choose a virtual representation of themselves--an avatar. Avatars serve as manifestations of desires or identities of users (Hemp, 2006) that make virtual worlds real as an intersection of technology and humans online (Taylor, 200) or extensions of the human body itself.
His job is to be the human "driver" of an Avatar, a biological body that can breathe the toxic air and looks similar to the planet's natives, the Na'vi.
The University of Arkansas has given the trademark nod to a company that designs personalized apparel for avatars for Xbox 360.
She was, once again, a solitary avatar in Maple World.
As fifth graders learned to use avatars to interact with others in a multi-user domain, or MUD, experimentation with costumes, sexes and names increased sharply.
uses that phrase, one wonders what does sl look like now, and what kind of culture exists that is populated by noobies (the sl term for avatars either literally new to the platform or simply naive to the ways of that world no matter when you initially created an avatar)?
But, referring back to my earlier statement about "opportunity" you can bet that major corporations will make a correction on how and what they present, and the professional creative artists in those marketing departments will soon learn that cutting-edge coolness will attract, not repel, throngs of avatars. Beyond a marketing opportunity, SL is gaining traction in other legitimate circles.
Avatars are images used online to identify a person or express his or herself.