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Second life secondary experiences

Joitske Hulsebosch

I've never spent time to understand or experiment with Second Life. When I was checking feebs (Dutch site with videos for quote "ICT-ers and professionals" - so ICT-ers are NOT professionals :) I found this tutorial for Second Life by Thorley Linden. It feels a little like walking in a fairytale.

Building 3D Objects in Second Life: A short video tutorial

The Bumble Bee

Here is a short video tutorial (4 mins) showing how its done. About Ken Thompson.

Second Life’s New Avatar

Leading Virtually

Second Life has been in the news again recently. Second Life is looking to corporate participation as a key element in their future business (see this CNET article ). Now, however, many of the original adopters of Second Life have backed out because of issues that interfered with its successful implementation.

Don’t waste your time with Second Life

Nancy White

96% of them have a Facebook profile while less than 1% of them regularly use Second Life. In the context of marketing to young people or trying to reach them electronically for any other pupose such as offering library services, forget Second Life - they are not using it. The results can be seen above.

Australia: Bans, Filters and Government 2.0 Taskforce

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The government has said in the past that multiplayer games are inherently unclassifiable and I doubt that will change. . Dear Sir/Madam. Background: .

Does Online Identity Matter In Virtual Teams?

Leading Virtually

Tags: Research Virtual Worlds Collaboration technology avatar collaboration communication identity instant messaging leadership relationships satisfaction Second Life virtual team virtual teams virtual world virtual worlds

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

astevening I had an astonishing discussion with three of my colleagues inour Second Life community. People in Second Lifefall in love (very seriously, and sometimes traumatically) all thetime, which would seem to suggest that theres a lot more to love thanpheromones. Monday, December 7, 2009 Can We Choose Who We Love?

Jokaydia Community of Practice

Community Capers

Our space is designed to assist new residents to gain competency and confidence in using the Second Life interface – whilst they are having fun!

SilkCharms Magical Machinima MerryGoRound

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Gary Hayes put this video together for the attendees of the public “How to make Machinima course&#  he ran at AFTRS the other day. Heh. .

Organising Knowledge » Walk-in Taxonomies

Green Chameleon

However, the “at a glance&# benefits of the matrix are somewhat lost as you try to position yourself to get the best vantage point. RSS2.0

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Our fledgling Intentional Community in Second Life. When you switch from Second Life to Voice-to-Voice,do you refer to each other by your Second Life or First Life names? Even within Second Life, some people havemultiple avatars (identities) that they use for different purposes(e.g.

Recent News on Social Media

Leading Virtually

These two articles struck me as interesting because they discuss requiring people to use Facebook or Second Life in order to perform in classes or on the job. Tags: social networking Digest Virtual Worlds Collaboration technology communication facebook Internet privacy Second Life social media more…).

Using a Virtual World for Multiple Audiences: Benefits & Challenges

Leading Virtually

What was different about this session from other sessions at the annual meeting was that it was held simultaneously in Second Life and the hotel in Chicago.  It was an experiment of sorts to see how virtual world technology could bring conference events to those who were unable to travel to the actual event. Potential Benefits.

Is Virtual Etiquette Different from Real World Etiquette?

Leading Virtually

I had an interesting experience recently that reminded me of Surinder’s post on what he sees as some negative trends in email communication, only this experience happened in Second Life. I was visiting an area dedicated to online learning when I ran into another avatar–I’ll call him Mike–who began speaking with me.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Tuesday, February 3, 2009 Why I Love Second Life BLOG Why I Love SecondLife (Thisis a reworking of a private article I wrote a while ago for my SecondLife colleagues. So I spend my real life, asmuch as possible, practicing doing these eleven things. Heres a brief summary of these things, and how theyapply in Second Life.

Understanding the Benefits and Uses of Virtual Worlds

Leading Virtually

An example would be the use of rooms that look just like real world classrooms with avatars giving students power point presentations as a way to use Second Life for teaching. Christian Wagner of City University of Hong Kong discussed how he uses Second Life to educate his business students studying global business and innovation.

Multiple Identities… Each With Its Own Email Address

Leading Virtually

This week I came across  an advertisement that goes one step further - it suggests that a person should have an email address that their Second Life avatar can take with them into Real Life.  This is compelling because the language of the LindenPost ad is a departure from most of what we read about Second Life

Supportive and Critical Communication in Virtual Teams

Leading Virtually

Tags: Research Virtual Worlds avatar Teamwork building social relationships virtual team instant messaging Leadership virtual worlds leadership virtual world communication virtual teams Second Life ice-breaker Collaboration Collaboration technology

Leading Virtually Digest, January 2, 2009

Leading Virtually

The scenes are entirely browser based so there is no download like for other virtual worlds such as Second Life. Tags: online communities avatar virtual world email social networking Second Life facebook Digest blogs virtual worlds What: New York Times article about Vivaty’s 3-D virtual scenes for web pages.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

October 11, 2007 Second Life as a Platform for Virtual Meetings and Distance Learning Programs N extmonth Im participating in a fireside chat on the future of educationwith a group of leading thinkers on the subject from around the world-- in Second Life. There are a lot of lonely people wandering through Second Life.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Tuesday, February 10, 2009 Walking Away BLOG Walking Away Photoby Second Life artist Nevar Whitfield S everalof you gave me a hard time over my article on co-ops, specificallybecause I said I wouldnt personally be part of the co-op movement. But this weary body andtired heart will be elsewhere, living a life of modest joy.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

nthe virtual world Second Life, there are people who are there to playbeing someone theyre not, and other people who are trying to beauthentic. Then there are the many who act, and speak, in chat and voice,just like who they are in real life, except better looking. In aworld that needs no hierarchy, there is a lot of it.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

June 6, 2008 Blogroll Updated King Parrot by Boron Homewood, from our Second Life Intentional Communitys art gallery. Increasingly,Im using IM, Skype, Second Life and other real-time conversationalsocial networking tools to communicate, more than blogs, so there arentbloglinks for all of the people on the lists.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

June 6, 2008 Blogroll Updated King Parrot by Boron Homewood, from our Second Life Intentional Communitys art gallery. Increasingly,Im using IM, Skype, Second Life and other real-time conversationalsocial networking tools to communicate, more than blogs, so there arentbloglinks for all of the people on the lists.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

But none seems as important right now as what I wrote aboutyesterday -- my quest to employ Second Life as a testing ground tocreate a working model of Intentional Community. What is strange to me is that I no longer feel inclinedto create an Intentional Community in Real Life. What if it doesnt work out? But then what?

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

November 3, 2007 Saturday Links for the Week -- November 3, 2007 -- The Hopeful Edition M aybethe press is just weary of reporting bad news, or maybe its thegiddiness of sleep-deprivation from spending so much time with my newfriends in Second Life, but the news this week seems, well. The power of networks! Innovation & Society.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Love Conversation Community What Do We Want From Love?: My Second Life partner-in-crime Mia asks whether what men and women expect and demand from love is different , and if that affects how they relate in community. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. And Do We Know What We Want at All?:

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

October 7, 2007 Sunday Open Thread -- October 7, 2007 Me in Second Life. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. What Do We Do With Old Social Network Content?: Thats hard.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

And I thought my life couldnt get any better! Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. What is it abouthuman nature that so many can perpetrate such atrocities for so longwithout remorse?

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

It breaks my heart to do so, because its a lovely andextraordinary little story, written in real time by two real people ina world that is in some ways more real than anything that could happenin real life. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. But I have made a promise to take it down, so I have.

22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Virtual Real Estate a tough one again if you are not a virtual world like Second Life but how about a special forum for payment.

Freemium Revenues: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Unlimited video uploads (90 seconds max, 500MB per video). video uploads each month (90 seconds max, 150MB per video). advertising?

Jane Hart’s Top Ten Tools for 2014

Jenny Connected

This is where I experience the most in depth discussions in my working life). Jane Hart has once again asked for people to vote on the top ten tools that they use when working online. She has been doing this annually since 2007. At that time I would never have thought I would end up working as an education consultant mostly online. love it.

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5 ways to enhance your social presence in online courses

e-Moderation Station

Consider running synchronous sessions in a virtual world such as Second Life. Image by mrtopp. Socialising activities. Make this clear.

Facebook Credit: Zuckerberg next Treasurer of the Internet App2User

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Tiki Farm 3,600,000. - (Lil) Farm Life. - (Lil) Zoo World. Facebook has just announced it’s plans to expand it’s Facebook currency.

Telstra and shutting down NowWeAreTalking social media site

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Or even Second Life’s Melbourne Laneways ? controlled shutdown means: telling people it’s coming. What a mess. Read only.

Telstra NBN – Goodbye copper networks

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Virtual Worlds: My Second Life… (0). You can read about it here. And an analysis of it here. you mean it wasn’t at yours?

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Top Ten Moderator Skills (for 2010)

e-Moderation Station

10 Cycles : A course has its own life cycle, with a beginning, middle and end. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Tweet This!

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Returning to Leading Virtually

Leading Virtually

Leading Virtually readers will be able to relate to my story. I met my husband in Second Life in 2007. So we developed and grew a relationship using online and mobile tools like Skype and Picassa, and virtual worlds like Second Life and World of Warcraft in between our opportunities to visit. Personal Research

Can We Choose Who We Love?

How to Save the World

BLOG Can We Choose Who We Love? L ast evening I had an astonishing discussion with three of my colleagues in our Second Life community.