We have an interesting emerging space for collaboration of those working in SL and with teens at http://secondclassroom.ning.com and Dean Groom brings a whole new twist to learning initiatives in SL – and is possibly the first school in Australia to fully blend SL learning into the mainstream curriculum. http://deangroom.wordpress.com/ These take place in TL […]
A great little demo of the Vollee browser for SL on your mobile phone… It seems Second Life (and presumable soon there will be similar tools for other virtual worlds) is becoming very accessible. I suggest it will be a while before it takes off in Australia – our mobile phone internet systems are still […]
Almaden 228,84,26 – The DYSL2007 workshop day is underway. Not without a few hiccups – but that’s all part of this sort of event.
The Second Life island of Godot is finally taking shape and the development is underway. Along with Kim Pasternak getting some better hair – the difficulties we had recently with inventory not appearing – or worse, disappearing – seem to be over. The island is shaping up to be a small seaside community, not disimilar […]
As advised recently, I took delivery of my shiny new Second Life island called Godot. My initial excitement started to give way to the pragmatics of getting Godot into a state where it can serve my research needs. Reading about island development in other forums could leave you believing you need a hefty bankroll and […]
Well, I awoke this morning knowing I had a meeting inworld with Larissa Dmytryk. I had a chance to check my inbox first and discovered the good news from Linden Lab that my island (Godot) has been delivered. This is the first image from the mini map – it doesn’t appear yet on the main […]
Lowell Cremorne took some time out to organise an email interview with me recently – the results are at SLOZ – Australia’s Second Life News Source.
Next week the NMC is running an entire weeks symposium on “Creativity in Second Life” There are a number of strands: Machinima, Fashion, Sculpture and Modeling, Virtual Photography, and Teaching Environments, social / arts events, and lots of practical and interactive sessions. I’m involved in one of the sessions… Fri Aug 17 7pm – Fri […]