Julian Dibbell is going to be speaking at RIT this Wednesday. Julian, an associate editor at Wired, is an awesome guy and someone whose been involved in, and writing about, cyberculture for years. His latest work, Play Money, is an exploration of the various economic systems that have developed in various virtual spaces. At RIT he’ll be speaking on “Ludocapitalism â€“ A few ways of making real money from a virtual economy, and what they mean.”
I first met while at the University of Chicago.Â Julian’s input was really helpful for me while writing my thesis.Â We touched base again late last year at the American Anthropological Association Conference. Again, I got a lot out of the conversation. So if you’ve got the chance, come out and hear him speak.
Here are the official details:
- Topic: Ludocapitalism â€“ A few ways of making real money from a virtual economy, and what they mean
- Time: 7:30pm (the talk will be followed by open q&a time from 8:30 – 9)
- Location: Liberal Arts (Bld 6), Room A205