December 4th, 2007

mal burns, author

Tweets for Today

  • 06:31 SL Edu-Journal Post Tweets for Today: 06:31 SL Edu-Journal Post Tweets for Today: 06:.. tinyurl.com/2hdy4g #
  • 13:24 Reading: "Exploring Nano 2: MOSFETs « NanoLands" (tinyurl.com/38negl) #
  • 13:25 Reading: "Online Games Use Fraud Software to Combat Cheats" (tinyurl.com/3c7doq) #
  • 13:27 Reading: "The Secondlife Newspaper PEOPLE: Soft Edge bookshop" (tinyurl.com/2wketk) #
  • 13:33 Reading: "Elisabeth Mahoney on Sunday Feature - Liquid Living | Media | The Guardian" (tinyurl.com/3d8tbl) #
  • 13:34 Reading: "Second Life Kumite! - Massively" (tinyurl.com/34u24a) #
  • 13:35 Reading: "Programming CRM software for virtual worlds « Dedric Mauriac" (tinyurl.com/2qvwga) #
  • 13:36 Reading: "OnRez Blog » Blog Archive » Shop OnRez Delivery Improvements" (tinyurl.com/2qompz) #
  • 13:37 Reading: "Second Life Herald: Brutally Pathetic Starfucking Cyberstalkers" (tinyurl.com/2e97g5) #
  • 13:38 Reading: "Second Style Issue #13 Available Now" (tinyurl.com/35vnz5) #
  • 13:40 Reading: "Inventory tagging sytem | VintFalken.com" (tinyurl.com/3a8ygf) #
  • 13:44 Reading: "Mobil Avenue » Blog Archive » faberNovel Research Paper" (tinyurl.com/2pdxcy) #
  • 13:46 Reading: "Looker Lumet: Snapshots in Second Life : Art or just pictures?" (tinyurl.com/3d9bd4) #
  • 13:52 Reading: "pixel this: Roleplaying of an entirely different kind.." (tinyurl.com/36prox) #
  • 13:53 Reading: "Second Life Women's Club: Athena's Gallery - Women Artists in Second Life" (tinyurl.com/2lg752) #
  • 13:55 Reading: "Out to Pasture » Blog Archive » Discussion this Thurs: SL’s 2008 economic outlook" (tinyurl.com/yql46r) #
  • 13:59 Reading: "Now, deck the halls with boughs of holly!" (tinyurl.com/3965zc) #
  • 14:01 Reading: "New Wiki on SL art « Second Arts" (tinyurl.com/399qu8) #
  • 14:02 Reading: "End of the line for the Artisan Gallerias « Second Arts" (tinyurl.com/2ztvod) #
  • 14:03 Reading: "Isolde Flamand’s “Best of SL Art 2007″ photo recap « Second Arts" (tinyurl.com/36mldk) #
  • 14:14 Reading: "Develop an Innovator and Game Changer Capture Program - Articles - ERE" (tinyurl.com/2vc6ao) #
  • 14:15 Reading: "Online Learning Communities: Facilitation events tonight" (tinyurl.com/3a2qft) #
  • 14:16 Reading: "More Mobile SL: Japanese Company Creates Cellphone-Based Second Life Viewer" (tinyurl.com/2jhuqn) #
  • 14:17 Reading: "George Lakoff Glenn W Smith and Eric Haas in Second Life Making Sense of the Political World" (tinyurl.com/2pvzgp) #
  • 14:18 Reading: "Sony Buys Into Virtual Movie Theaters; Invests in Gaia" (tinyurl.com/2ac6ov) #
  • 14:22 Reading: "Lucy Siegle: How can I surf on a greener current? | Environment | The Observer" (tinyurl.com/388nbw) #
  • 14:25 Reading: "Free Creative Commons 5th Bday DEC 15 in Second Life" (tinyurl.com/2l3wp2) #
  • 14:28 Reading: "The United Nations Goes Green–Streams Climate Summit Online and Inworld" (tinyurl.com/227fm5) #
  • 14:33 Blog Post : Fashion Review The “Best of SL” magazine held a fashion show over the w.. tinyurl.com/262gp2 #
  • 14:37 Reading: "OnRez Blog » Blog Archive » SL Entrepreneurs Gather: Dec 6 2007 Noon PT" (tinyurl.com/3ayh5h) #
  • 14:41 Reading: "Be A Virtual Millionaire With A Second Life Property Shop" (tinyurl.com/2mq56o) #
  • 14:49 Reading: "In Security: Coming Soon to Second Life: FBI Field Office" (tinyurl.com/3dxpcx) #
  • 14:52 Reading: "SL Investor’s Bank Blog » SLIB’s short term goals" (tinyurl.com/38bm54) #
  • 14:54 Reading: "Takahashi: Second Life pickpockets threaten real world cash potential" (tinyurl.com/2vtrcg) #
  • 15:03 Reading: "Virtual Worlds and Online gaming more than entertainment" (tinyurl.com/34xywd) #
  • 15:06 Listening to: "Interncast: Pam Shoemaker, Derrall Garrison, & Dennis Oliver | The Webcast Academy" (tinyurl.com/2m4rs2) #
  • 15:07 Reading: "Realworld Poscast" (tinyurl.com/2l43h6) #
  • 15:09 Reading: "AHEM! ... Relationships Getting Sucked | Second Life Sucks" (tinyurl.com/38oalj) #
  • 15:10 Laughing at: "Second Life Talk - Blogging" (tinyurl.com/2qsa6d) #
  • 15:15 Reading: "HD Virtual 1080" (tinyurl.com/2kk7s8) #
  • 15:18 Reading: "Chasing the Wind: Time Zones" (tinyurl.com/3c4xmc) #
  • 15:19 Reading: "Eduforge: Blog" (tinyurl.com/2s8qps) #
  • 15:24 Reading: "World Aids Day at HealthInfo Island" (tinyurl.com/2lwjrg) #
  • 15:26 Reading: "Join Us Tuesday For GridTalk With Linden Lab VP Joe Miller " (tinyurl.com/3cwyv6) #
  • 15:27 Reading: "Second Stindberg: Making a point for translations in Second Life" (tinyurl.com/375jyz) #
  • 15:49 Reading: "LiveJournal News - SixApart Takeover" (tinyurl.com/237cx9) #
  • 15:56 Reading: "UgoTrade » If The Metaverse Goes Wrong….." (tinyurl.com/2p46qm) #
  • 16:20 Reading: "Second Life fundraiser for Child's Play charity on December 7" (tinyurl.com/yul2xv) #
  • 16:21 Reading: "Research into Second Life shopping - Massively" (tinyurl.com/3co89t) #
  • 16:24 Reading: "OneClimate.net - Virtual Bali - UN Live" (tinyurl.com/3a6nay) #
  • 16:27 Reading: "@TishShute - SLURL for UN tomorow and Wednesday" (tinyurl.com/3dkpf9) #
  • 17:13 Watching press replays at UN climate conf island tinyurl.com/ywhsx7 SL:OneClimate Living(192,123,25) #
  • 17:17 Reading: "When friends are not near, and questionably dear | IndyStar.com" (tinyurl.com/3yr7uh) #
  • 17:18 Reading: "Virtual Retail - Join Us For Metanomics Today 11AM PST | Metaversed.com" (tinyurl.com/3apm2n) #
  • 17:19 Reading: "Catching up with the podcasts (What Is This Crap?)" (tinyurl.com/2svurv) #
  • 17:20 Laughing at: "The Winged Girl Blog - Second Life Personals" (tinyurl.com/2uxj8q) #
  • 17:23 Reading: "The Second Life Record: Sutherland Dam: Looking for Search in All the Wrong Places" (tinyurl.com/328caz) #
  • 17:23 Reading: "The Second Life Record: Searching for My Lost Shaker of Search" (tinyurl.com/3xna98) #
  • 17:27 Reading: "Virtual Worlds News: Australians Prefer Virtual Personas to Real" (tinyurl.com/2v3jr3) #
  • 17:27 Reading: "Virtual Worlds News: Appalachian State and Clemson Universities Resarch Virtual Worlds" (tinyurl.com/2vt4b8) #
  • 17:29 Reading: "The Return of Melvin Took « Cylindrian" (tinyurl.com/38fhzo) #
  • 17:32 Reading: "» Weekly Roundup: Confidence Game - Linden Lifestyles" (tinyurl.com/2w7wgs) #
  • 17:34 Reading: "HMMMM ... Power gifts for cyberactivists" (tinyurl.com/327f7j) #
  • 17:35 Reading: "Achariya.net: Sundials in the snow" (tinyurl.com/3dh5gv) #
  • 17:38 Reading: "Second Life: second families" (tinyurl.com/3x9tsg) #
  • 18:18 Looking forward to: "Climate Change speakers Agenda in SL" (tinyurl.com/2s6w4d) #
  • 18:27 Reading: "Examining Second Life myths for business: Insight - Software - ZDNet Australia" (tinyurl.com/2nexyd) #
  • 18:28 Reading: "Worlds In Motion - Q & A: Centric's Stoddard On Creative Worlds And The Cross-Cultural Web" (tinyurl.com/2m37ns) #
  • 18:52 Metanomics session on SL retail in 10 minutes tinyurl.com/ywhsx7 SL:BPF Bouwinvest 2(47,189,36) #
  • 19:01 mETANOMICS ON rETAIL - sTARTING NOW SL:BPF Bouwinvest 2(49,186,36) #
  • 19:53 Reading: "Atlas Virtual Capital sets up fund to explore CentralGrid | Orient Lodge" (tinyurl.com/2smhhv) #
  • 20:23 Great - Total powercut - now waiting for archaics to reboot and need reset all timeres in building. Ggrrrr! SL:BPF Bouwinvest 2(48,187,36) #
  • 20:39 @LisaRein - Nice one! #
  • 22:14 Reading: "New World Notes: CSI Mystery: What happened to CSI in Second Life? (Updated)" (tinyurl.com/2qca6t) #
  • 22:19 Reading: "Your Virtual Worlds News Source - Three new IPOs live at ACE" (tinyurl.com/33fj3a) #
  • 22:23 Reading: "The Grid Live » Second Life News for December 3, 2007" (tinyurl.com/2ghnfc) #
  • 22:25 Reading: "Intel Partners with Chinese Virtual World HiPiHi | Virtually Blind | Virtual Law" (tinyurl.com/34r8gr) #
  • 22:26 Reading: "SydSim - is that progress?" (tinyurl.com/382s48) #
  • 22:27 Reading: "Dispatches from a Virtual World: Of Humility, Vibrant Communities and Werewolves" (tinyurl.com/3d5kmm) #
  • 22:28 Reading: "The Secondlife Newspaper EXPLORE: Socially Speaking" (tinyurl.com/353cdh) #
  • 22:29 Reading: "Finding Sophrosyne - Week Recap" (tinyurl.com/2s5qj5) #
  • 22:30 Reading: "Finding Sophrosyne - Sophrosyne's Saturday Salon: Creativity and Corporate Islands" (tinyurl.com/2t995v) #
  • 22:36 Reading: "Alice Teaches Object-Oriented Programming « Dusan Writer’s Metaverse" (tinyurl.com/3cx3cn) #
  • 22:38 Reading: "The Looking Glass - KevinMThomas Carpool, A Success Story" (tinyurl.com/32pzar) #
  • 22:39 Reading: "The Looking Glass - Wild Wild West" (tinyurl.com/2kvr32) #
  • 22:43 Reading: "The Second Life of a Philosophy Professor - Chronicle.com" (tinyurl.com/2r6eco) #
  • 22:45 Reading: "Call for Papers on Academics in Virtual Environments | Computer Writing and Research Lab" (tinyurl.com/35h99a) #
  • 22:49 Reading: "How to move from a cringe-inducing wasteland to real business value | Computerworld Blogs" (tinyurl.com/2uhp92) #
  • 22:54 Reading: "gmane.comp.lang.smalltalk.croquet.user" (tinyurl.com/2qdbyw) #
  • 23:09 Reading: "The Looking Glass - How close do people become in SL?" (tinyurl.com/3dw6yu) #
  • 23:10 Reading: "The Looking Glass - Week of Dec. 3rd to 9th" (tinyurl.com/2nstr8) #
  • 23:18 Reading: "The skinny on WindLight and skin" (tinyurl.com/3228kz) #
  • 00:33 Blog Post : Maxi-Million Kleen Another popular inworld artiste here and, although he may not be.. tinyurl.com/yt9mg8 #
  • 01:40 Reading: "Ambling in Second Life: Banque Cantonale Vaudoise" (tinyurl.com/254qzu) #
  • 01:41 Reading: "» How To Kill A Griefer - Living in the Metaverse" (tinyurl.com/36hqq7) #
  • 01:48 Reading: "Final Word on the Final Project « Kramsidran’s Second View" (tinyurl.com/38galr) #
  • 01:48 Reading: "Final Thoughts on the Class « Kramsidran’s Second View" (tinyurl.com/3auzj5) #
  • 01:49 Reading: "Business Communicators of Second Life®: Book Review: Exodus of the Virtual World; How Online Fun is Changing Reality" (http:// ... #
  • 01:54 Reading: "IBM - Do - Avatar (2007) :30 (USA) | Adland" (tinyurl.com/23dnza) #
  • 02:10 Reading: "Open the Future: Talking About the Metaverse & the Singularity" (tinyurl.com/3b8yka) #
  • 02:12 Re. previous - I have video and still showing here now tinyurl.com/23hxvw SL:BPF Bouwinvest 2(50,181,36) #
  • 02:26 Reading: "On The Hour Times: Get A Life!! But Make it a Second Life" (tinyurl.com/2z524m) #
  • 02:35 At Blogger/Podcaster meetup inworld tinyurl.com/yso9ov SL:Podcast Island(174,26,95) #
  • 02:59 Reading: "Movie Viewing Meets MMOs « NewTeeVee" (tinyurl.com/3ypj5x) #
  • 03:10 Reading: "New World Notes: Virtual Nurse: College Professor Creates Nursing Simulator" (tinyurl.com/3xycx5) #
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mal burns, author

Vastpark 3d



A new video here. An interactive virtual room. This was displayed at the Plugin Summit 2007 for an overview of the Vastpark platform and what it can do with social networks, video, music etc.

Vastpark runs from you local system and will in theory allow you to construct "doors" which could launch the SLurls to any given Second Life location. It is a promising move toward bringing a virtual interface to the desktop and beyond.
mal burns, author

Death Of A Conference?



The metaverse07 conference in SL took place November 19th and 20th. Life4U was hosting an exciting panel discussion with some real interesting folk involved in cutting edge virtual world technology. But poor overworked Draxtor Despres almost missed the entire event, because he was stuck in RL...he frantically filed this little report.