Gary Hayes

Humanity Slowly Returns to Creativity - 64% of Teenagers Engage in Content Creation

by: Gary Hayes

Well a bit of a pompous title perhaps, fueled by a report just published by Pew Internet (one of my fav research groups) who reminded me of something a few of us have been bleating on about for a while - that the last 200 years of media distribution have been an anomaly.

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The 3D Metaverse is Only about Sex!

by: Gary Hayes

…or so it seems by the constant line of broadcasters (ABC, SBS, CBC, C4 and endless news reports) who deliver so called ‘insights’ into the growing phenomenon of Social Virtual Worlds. The new BBC doco aired a couple of nights ago (YouTube segments embedded below) brought to mind reasons why traditional media companies may want to negatively ‘colour’ people’s views about the metaverse - but I see a more positive spin.

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Talk: The Sex, the Violence and the Dirty Money: The Truth about Social Virtual Worlds

by: Gary Hayes

The slides below are from a presentation I did last week at the Monash Law Chambers as part of a four speaker mix on Law and Regulation of Virtual Worlds. The embed below has just been elevated as a slideshare featured presentation - so goes to show what a catchy title will do. I co-presented with Dan Hunter, New York Law School, Melbourne University Law, Melissa deZwart, Senior Lecturer, Monash Law and David Lindsay, Senior Lecturer, Monash Law.

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Web 0.0 to 5.0 - Spheres of Influence

by: Gary Hayes

Currently doing some talks about online buzz and the ‘network’ and thought I would share some of those cute charts I threw together to illustrate a few angles.

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SocioNet 101, Body Interface and The Cyber Celeb

by: Gary Hayes

Three more of my cross posts from the LAMP Watercooler I write/edit.

1 SOCIAL NETWORKING 101 FOR MORNING TV AUDIENCES

I just captured and uploaded to YouTube a TV show (yes they are still going!) this morning featuring Australia’s leading social network strategist and social network hostess with the mostess, Laurel Papworth - also occasional LAMP mentor and speaker!.

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Web 2.0 and the Myth of Non-Participation

by: Gary Hayes

At the Cross-Media Storytelling conference a few days ago I witnessed a strange event with one of the categories of speakers. There were three groups of speakers, forward thinking practitioners, catch-up heritage media representatives and theoretical, reflective academics.

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The Games Universe?

by: Gary Hayes

“Games are just games aren’t they, all the same thing?”. Wearing my Director of LAMP hat develop and training industry producers (working through the Australian Film TV and Radio School) I come across many traditional producers of media who just don’t ‘get’ games.

 

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The Mixed Reality Perfect Storm

by: Gary Hayes

“Mixed Reality is the merging of real world and virtual worlds to produce new environments where physical and digital objects can co-exist and interact in real-time.” Wikipedia

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Brand and Media Survival Guide to Virtual Worlds - talk transcript

by: Gary Hayes

NOTE: Based on my sticky post ‘The Brand Owners Guide to Joining the Metaverse“.

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My Virtual World Brand Talks and Comparative Data

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