Second Life developer Jeffrey Ventrella presents to students, faculty and staff at the Centre for Digital Media

Second Life developer Jeffrey Ventrella presents to students, faculty and staff at the Centre for Digital Media

On Tuesday, September 11, Jeffrey Ventrella, of Linden Lab (creators of Second Life) and co-founder of There.com, treated the Masters of Digital Media audience to a one hour presentation on avatar puppetry and artificial life. A programmer/artist doing leading edge virtual world design and artificial life research, Ventrella, amongst many things, is developing a system called "Physical Avatar". His work can be viewed at ventrella.com