December 5th, 2007

mal burns, author

Tweets for Today

  • 06:32 SL Edu-Journal Post Tweets for Today: 06:31 SL Edu-Journal Post Tweets for Today: 06:.. tinyurl.com/ytr7g5 #
  • 13:26 Reading: "TwitterMosaic » Seems I am in this somewhere!" (tinyurl.com/2azgw7) #
  • 13:28 Reading: "Hum ... Energee Incorporated - In the mailbox!" (tinyurl.com/36pcep) #
  • 14:06 Blog Post : Another Day at the SL Office The American version of the BBC’s “The Off.. tinyurl.com/2unxhd #
  • 15:03 Reading: "BBC NEWS | Technology | 'Kill switch' dropped from Vista" (tinyurl.com/3abogl) #
  • 15:03 SL Edu-Journal Post Vastpark 3d :




    A new video here. An interactive virtual ro.. tinyurl.com/2vl4bg #
  • 15:04 SL Edu-Journal Post Death Of A Conference?:




    The metaverse07 conference in SL .. tinyurl.com/38c3xr #
  • 16:24 Reading: "Paisley Beebe at Edloe" (tinyurl.com/ywrl4x) #
  • 16:28 Reading: "Second Life Herald: Stronger Protection for Virtual Sex Toys in SL" (tinyurl.com/32u4c2) #
  • 16:31 Reading: "Now Playing from the Metaverse Meetup: Futurist Jamais Cascio talks in Second Life" (tinyurl.com/39cgdw) #
  • 16:33 Reading: "In Every Dream Home a Heartache: Simulating the Simulacra" (tinyurl.com/2jbvf7) #
  • 16:35 Reading: "Achariya.net: Good thing there's no SL smellovision" (tinyurl.com/2uvu8g) #
  • 16:38 Reading: "Make your own fate, bit by byte" (tinyurl.com/2pgxcu) #
  • 16:39 Reading: "Paisley in the tower... (What Is This Crap?)" (tinyurl.com/37q287) #
  • 16:44 Reading: "Wirxli FlimFlam's Second Life Blog: Avatar Orchestra Metaverse at Wien Modern!" (tinyurl.com/2lqley) #
  • 16:47 Reading: "Clickable Culture - Are MMOs Killing The Planet?" (tinyurl.com/2qtp8r) #
  • 16:50 Reading: "Second Thoughts: Failure to Prosecute MySpace Suicide Case Incites Griefing" (tinyurl.com/2uljsh) #
  • 16:51 Reading: "Second Thoughts: Benjamin Duranske At it Again!" (tinyurl.com/2xft7w) #
  • 16:53 Reading: "Mean Girls Guide to SL: Blog Drama and You" (tinyurl.com/3cwlqn) #
  • 16:55 Reading: "AOL AWOL from SL - Massively" (tinyurl.com/ywqw4m) #
  • 16:58 Reading: "Kzero » Blog Archive » Competitive rivalry in virtual worlds. Part 3/5 - Threat of new entrants" (tinyurl.com/3bwcha) #
  • 16:59 Reading: "Kzero » Blog Archive » Gaia brings in Sony and Warner Bros" (tinyurl.com/39lpvs) #
  • 16:59 Reading: "What marketers learned in 2007, No 1. If you build it, they might not come" (tinyurl.com/39cm25) #
  • 17:00 Reading: "What marketers learned in 2007, No 2. It takes more than a press release" (tinyurl.com/2kyubl) #
  • 17:02 Reading: "Generating Avatar Buzz: Nestlé Promoter Distributes 17,000 Virtual Items in One Week" (tinyurl.com/34usjy) #
  • 17:04 Reading: "Self Concurs - No time! - 8 Things You'll Never Know About Me" (tinyurl.com/3cgn7o) #
  • 17:05 Reading: "Second Thoughts: The REAL FIC" (tinyurl.com/2ka45c) #
  • 17:06 Reading: "The Grid Live » Toxic Garden: Poisoned Paradise" (tinyurl.com/26stnt) #
  • 17:06 Reading: "The Grid Live » The Dresden Gallery in Second Life" (tinyurl.com/2fnmh6) #
  • 17:07 Reading: "The Grid Live » Second Life News for December 4, 2007" (tinyurl.com/32xqtp) #
  • 17:09 Reading: "Second Life Content Creators’ Lawsuit Against Thomas Simon (aka Avatar ‘Rase Kenzo’) Settles" (tinyurl.com/2pktx9) #
  • 17:12 Reading: "I Bless the Rains… « The News from BardHaven" (tinyurl.com/2whrgn) #
  • 17:13 Reading: "Virtual Worlds News: iCongo Launches New Virtual Events Division" (tinyurl.com/2ozagf) #
  • 17:14 Reading: "Virtual Worlds News: Interview: NVIDIA Adds Focus on Virtual Worlds" (tinyurl.com/2mo4zf) #
  • 17:16 Reading: "The Second Life Grid Grind » SL Creators Win Landmark Decision" (tinyurl.com/333f3q) #
  • 17:16 Reading: "Second Life Property gets mainstream attention" (tinyurl.com/3ycfg6) #
  • 17:23 Reading: "Social Network in Second Life: SL Scout!" (tinyurl.com/2kc5sz) #
  • 17:26 Reading: "It’s that time of year! « A Real Girl in a Fake World" (tinyurl.com/2dclod) #
  • 17:38 Reading: "Paolo Bade’s “Sex and the Virtual Landscape” | Rykerized: One Girl's Opinion" (tinyurl.com/39d7sp) #
  • 17:42 Reading: "Feel like straying into a new metaverse? Chinese HiPiHi now in limited beta for English language users" (tinyurl.com/37 ... #
  • 17:49 Reading: "FInal Student Event in Second Life | Technology4Teachers.com" (tinyurl.com/3deryr) #
  • 17:51 Reading: "BBC NEWS | Technology | Why do we need faster broadband?" (tinyurl.com/3y7q97) #
  • 17:55 Reading: "CDS Discussion - Update on December Events!" (tinyurl.com/3bskda) #
  • 18:05 Blog Post : Images by Calli A newly posted film looking at art photography in Second Life by Ca.. tinyurl.com/2f8jw9 #
  • 18:10 Reading: "Real Life Education in Second Life by Topher Zwiers: Second Life Instructional Desginers Group" (tinyurl.com/33ro8k) #
  • 18:12 Reading: "Pringo Powering Virtual Social Networking Conference" (tinyurl.com/2fnyrh) #
  • 18:17 Reading: "60th anniversary of the universal declaration of human rights - On the Internet, in Second Life and in Social Networks (2008)" ... #
  • 18:20 Reading: "The Islands of Second Life: Walled Gardens for Business" (tinyurl.com/2wsh42) #
  • 18:25 Reading: "CodeBastardRedgrave.Com » Cannery Art Show Opening December 5th" (tinyurl.com/2nt5su) #
  • 18:28 Reading: "Virtual world hosting parallel climate conference" (tinyurl.com/379qau) #
  • 18:53 Reading: "Autumn Treasure Hunt - Clue 10: Botanika « Prim Perfect" (tinyurl.com/2mvdb6) #
  • 19:02 Reading: "What marketers learned in 2007, No 3. Collaboration is good, but what’s in it for me?" (tinyurl.com/3c5ylb) #
  • 19:04 New Video Post > Making of Richard Hawley's Second Life - Massively:



    The musicia.. /group/show_video/586275 #
  • 19:05 Reading: "Looker Lumet: More information on Second Life hack" (tinyurl.com/3bxlvj) #
  • 19:05 In My Annex > Making of Richard Hawley's Second Life - Massively: The musician Richard H.. tinyurl.com/27aper #
  • 19:09 Reading: "Guide to the perfect Event in Second Life" (tinyurl.com/2r9ena) #
  • 19:10 Reading: "Second Life - Brand Promotion and Unauthorized Trademark Use in Virtual Worlds" (tinyurl.com/2scua3) #
  • 20:03 In My Annex > Spook Show: A one-day machinima filmed entirely in the Ebuddy Rezzable sim.. tinyurl.com/2b4nkp #
  • 21:20 Inworld listening to Djai Skjellerup perform in Virtual London slurl.com/secondlife/Knightsbridge/246/132/47 SL:Knightsbridge(246 ... #
  • 21:32 Posted to My SL Blog Listeninmg to Brit Djai Skjellerup perform in Knightsbridge, Lo.. tinyurl.com/25ext3 #
  • 23:45 Reading: "Zotero Tour - Oh, I like this !!! Firefox and now for Flock too." (tinyurl.com/yuqpqz) #
  • 00:28 Reading: "Ambling in Second Life: Virtual Estonia" (tinyurl.com/2k9xxm) #
  • 00:30 Reading: "Ambling in Second Life: Prim Hearts Amusement Park" (tinyurl.com/yvamot) #
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mal burns, author

The Pit



This demo shows the use of Second Life as a platform for Augmented Reality. With our modified Second Life client, a virtual pit is rendered in real-time in a physical environment.
mal burns, author

Avatar enters the world



The technologies for interacting with virtual worlds are getting ever more complex and this video and the two that follow show.

This demo shows the use of Second Life as a platform for Augmented Reality. With our modified Second Life client, avatars can be superimposed perspectively correct on a live video stream and in real-time.

It's almost like turning the metaverse upside down and bringing it back to the real world. We can assume it will eventually be a "two way street". Note they they are using Second Life as the primary platform, together with what looks like a delicious additional menu in the interface.