Tag Archives: Secondlife

Swinburne University’s Koala Island

Thrilled to be using Swinburne University’s ‘Koala Island‘ in Second Life for an event with VicRoads. We’ll be  introducing them to virtual environments. Roads, urban planning, their own distributed work force… it  makes sense to start exploring a swag of immersive tools.

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SFO's Counter-Culture lives on! Second Life's metaverse and Burning Man

 I have always been fascinated by the counter-cultural heritage of  Second Life  – as evidenced by Phillip Rosedale’s much vaunted epiphany   at the 1999 art, fire and community event,  Burning Man, in the middle of the Nevada desert. Residents in Second Life acknowledge the connection with an  SL event, Burning Life  held in-world each October to coincide with its real world… Read More »

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I needed some avatar pictures for an article I am preparing for the Telecommunication Journal of Australia, entitled,‘Is there a business case for using online virtual environments for meetings?’  I found  these images on flickr. The first two  I chose to illustrate the status of the newbie when compared to a seasoned Second Life Resident; the point… Read More »

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