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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!

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Jokaydia: People (and meetup)

Community Capers

No it’s not Stepford, nor some other Sci-Fi town but the very real Islands of Jokaydia in Second Life.

Case study 1: The MirandaNet Fellowship

Community Capers

A round table event in the Community Capers site in Second Life (one day week of July 27-31). Through this blog we will hear about communities from a number of perspectives. The first community in this study will be the MirandaNet Fellowship.

Welcome to Community Capers!

Community Capers

sit in a round table conversation in the Community Capers Second Life site. Community Capers is a place to showcase and case study some of the most successful online communities out there. Each month we will: present a community case story. hear from guest bloggers from the spotlighted community. Bronwyn Stuckey.

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.

Why I Love Second Life

How to Save the World

BLOG Why I Love Second Life. This is a reworking of a private article I wrote a while ago for my Second Life colleagues. sponsor and belong to an Intentional Community in Second Life, an island that is so realistic and so beautiful that we have had film crews use it as a setting for animated productions.

second life (1): learning in context

Engineers without Fears

So I was having a coffee with the ever-engaging Anne Bartlett-Bragg and we were talking about Second Life. second life virtual worlds learningNeither of us are fans (bah humbug) but ABB outlined an interesting experience she had whilst teaching a bunch tradespeople to be trainers. She tried her damnest to pitch the Web 2.0

second life (2): get rid of the game designers

Engineers without Fears

I suspect that most of the developers that work at Second Life have a background in games. Which is problem because SL is currently too gamer. In game design, you can't make things too easy otherwise you lose the players. There is an optimal level of difficulty and it is not zero. I am tired of bumping into walls. STOP IT!!!

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

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. .

Australia: Bans, Filters and Government 2.0 Taskforce

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Burning Books and Websites PIC: BookShopBlog. Games must be classified by paying a licence fee etc, or be exempt. Dear Sir/Madam. Background: . link].

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. They also had avatars in Second Life in the meeting room there. The other panelist joined the meeting via Second Life with his avatar. Challenges.

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. Mike proceeded to ask me questions about Second Life and how it is and isn’t useful for student learning. more…).

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.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

L 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?

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

I 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. I have a foot inboth camps. Im not so sure. Collaboration.

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

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. Kevin Camerons recent photo of snow in Japan. 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.

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. 1 Socialising activities. Make this clear.

Jane Hart’s Top Ten Tools for 2014

Jenny Connected

I can remember clearly being shown Second Life a few years ago and knowing that I would never want to spend time trying to learn how to use it, and now it isn’t mentioned very often, or not in my circles, so I don’t regret not engaging with it. This is where I experience the most in depth discussions in my working life).

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Facebook Credit: Zuckerberg next Treasurer of the Internet App2User

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

In March, PayPal said Zynga was its second-largest merchant after eBay.). Tiki Farm 3,600,000. - (Lil) Farm Life. - (Lil) Zoo World.

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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Freemium Revenues: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Unlimited video uploads (90 seconds max, 500MB per video). 2 video uploads each month (90 seconds max, 150MB per video). advertising?