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Paul Levinson

Paul Levinson
Location
New York City, New York, USA
Birthday
March 25
Title
Professor
Company
Fordham University
Bio
Paul Levinson's The Silk Code won the 2000 Locus Award for Best First Novel. He has since published Borrowed Tides (2001), The Consciousness Plague (2002), The Pixel Eye (2003), and The Plot To Save Socrates (2006). His science fiction and mystery short stories have been nominated for Nebula, Hugo, Edgar, and Sturgeon Awards. His eight nonfiction books, including The Soft Edge (1997), Digital McLuhan (1999), Realspace (2003), and Cellphone (2004), have been the subject of major articles in the New York Times, Wired, the Christian Science Monitor, and have been translated into ten languages. New New Media, exploring how Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and blogging have changed our lives, was published in September 2009. Paul Levinson appears on "The O'Reilly Factor" (Fox News), "The CBS Evening News," the “NewsHour with Jim Lehrer” (PBS), “Nightline” (ABC), and numerous national and international TV and radio programs. He reviews the best of television in his InfiniteRegress.tv blog. Paul Levinson is Professor of Communication & Media Studies at Fordham University in New York City

MARCH 25, 2009 3:46AM

My Avatar Interviewed in Second Life about Future of Media

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Ken Hudson aka Kenny Hubble interviewed my avatar in Second Life in November 2007  about the study and future of media ... my voice sometimes sounds a little warped, going as it is through the metaversic connection, but it's comprehensible...

 

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Coolness. I think these interviews are fantastic and this medium is very interesting.

Although you were fortunate no one sent flying penises through your talk. Because that happens over there sometimes in classes and really terrific interviews. Suddenly the room will be filled with flying penises. argh. Hackers, I swear. They are all 14 year old boys at heart and sometimes literally.