Wednesday, December 02, 2009

There Goes the Neighborhood

In "'Virtual human' Army contractor will move to Playa Vista," the Los Angeles Times reports that the Institute for Creative Technology will be relocating to new facilities. I interviewed several members of the game development teams that combine techinques and research methods from the military, the university, and the entertainment industry to create simulations to prepare soldiers for the theater of war in teh Middle East in an essay included in the Joysticks Soldiers collection. Although the article describes the group moving to a larger space, the rent charged may be less than that of their Marina Del Rey location, which has ocean views from many of its offices.



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