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Jul 17, 2017

The “avatar dream,“ a culturally shared vision of a future in which, through the computer, people can become whomever or whatever we want to be, has long been intertwined with computer science

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In this video, co-author D. Fox Harrell discusses “Reimagining the Avatar Dream,” a Contributed Article in the July 2017 Communications of the ACM that argues for the need to reconsider the social and cultural impacts of creating social networks based on virtual identities.

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