The ShanghAI Lectures
By user12652314 on Feb 23, 2009
I met up Beatrice last Friday at Stanford where she was participating in a workshop on intercultural collaboration and presenting the work they are doing at University of Zurich and Shanghai Jiaotong University using Project Wonderland called The ShanghAI Lectures - An experiment in mixed-reality global teaching, intercultural collaboration and community building. The first test run with Wonderland is currently taking place during the
"Introduction to Artificial Intelligence" class at UZH Based on "How the Body Shapes the Way We Think - A New View of
Intelligence" by Rolf Pfeifer and Josh C. Bongard, MIT Press, November
2006, ISBN 0-262-16239. They have also developed a couple of cool custom applications including
one for the exchange of Virtual Business Cards and one for lecture annotation. Contact the team to learn more and participate.