Tuesday, July 18, 2017

2017 VID: HOBBY: Horse jumping in the virtual worlds

Horse jumping in the virtual worlds
Horse jumping competitions may be a lot of fun, but they don't fit in an apartment.  Unless they are in a virtual world.  A whole multiverse of worlds is available on your desktop.  Virtually!


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    Magic 9 Short Poetry Workshop, Tue, 7/18, 7pm SLT

    This week the Short Poetry Workshop presents Magic 9, which comes from a misspelled magical term-Abracadabra. Leave out the “r”s and you have the rhyme scheme for this 9 line poem. Join us at the Short Poetry Library to learn, write and share your Magic 9. East Cookie, Cookie (185, 121, 23)

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    Monday, July 17, 2017

    2017 WW: Building in Cybalounge: Roadmap 3: Labels and signs

    Building in Cybalounge: Roadmap 3: 
    Labels and signs
    Instructions are provided on how to create labels and signs in Cybalounge.  Previous articles have shown how to create objects and put textures (images) on them. 

    Labelled brick wall
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    • Cybalounge is a developing environment for building web-worlds.
    • A web-world is a three dimensional virtual world you visit on your browser.
    • Cybalounge provides tools for equipping a web-world with customized content.
    • With these tools, you can build without learning Javascript, HTML5, and WebGL.
    • Visit a web-worldCybalounge  Enter as guest, no registration, no password.
    • I will probably be there any weekday at 10-10:30 am California time.
    • My workshop: click push-pin (bottom), scroll for Selby's test world, click enter.

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    Sunday, July 16, 2017

    2017 LIBR: EDU: PEOPLE: Metaverse Libraries: Communities as Resources Part 2

    Metaverse Libraries: Communities as Resources  Part 2 
    Part 2 of a talk given by Dr. Valerie Hill, Dr. Marie Vans, Alyse Dunavant-Jones to the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life.  Part  2 presents the concept of digital citizenship as participation in virtual worlds.

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    • Dr Valerie Hill--Valibrarian Gregg
    • Dr. Marie Vans--amvansLapis
    • Alyse Dunavant-Jones--Antemeridiem DiskJocky
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    Saturday, July 15, 2017

    2017 IMA: IMA WG23 Marketing and Outreach: Resources for free outreach

    IMA WG23 Marketing and Outreach: 
    Resources for free outreach
    IMA WG23 Marketing and Outreach aims at at the objective of bringing more new people into virtual worlds.  That is an objective of great interest to content creators, content aggregators, and grid owners.  Here I point out some ways we can use social media to publicize what is available virtual worlds and to show people how to get there.

    Social media tools

    • Videos
    • Blogs
    • G+ groups
    • Still pictures
    • Coming soon:  Web-worlds
    • Other social media
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    Friday, July 14, 2017

    2016 TKR: Your have-to goals. Your want-to goals. Do you know the difference? Emotional intelligence

    Your have-to goals.  Your want-to goals.  
    Do you know the difference? 
    Video: Susan David on Emotional Agility:  Drawing on more than twenty years of research in the field of behavioral science, Harvard psychologist Susan David reveals how ‘emotional agility’ is the key to flourishing in work and life. The power of emotional intelligence.

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    Learn about

    • Have-to goals.
    • Want-to goals.
    • Your why and their why.
    Like the RSA on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theRSAorg
    Listen to RSA podcasts: https://soundcloud.com/the_rsa


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    Tuesday, July 11, 2017

    2017 LIBR: EDU: PEOPLE: Metaverse Libraries: Communities as Resources Part 1

    Metaverse Libraries: 
    Communities as Resources
    Updated 7/16/2017
    Part 1 of a talk given by Dr. Valerie Hill, Dr. Marie Vans, Alyse Dunavant-Jones to the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life.  Part 1 reviews the history of libraries in virtual worlds.

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    • Dr Valerie Hill--Valibrarian Gregg
    • Dr. Marie Vans--amvansLapis
    • Alyse Dunavant-Jones--Antemeridiem DiskJocky
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      Genre-Places Short Poetry Workshop, Tue, 7/11, 7pm SLT


      This week the Short Poetry Workshop is Genre-Places. Arabella Nemeth is guest host and we’ll write a poem from the viewpoint of a favorite place: hometown, childhood home, vacation cabin, stunning mountain view.   Short Poetry Workshop - East Cookie, Cookie (185, 121, 23)

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      Monday, July 10, 2017

      2017 WRITE: EDU: Jane, Plain Jane: In eight scenes. A short story as a writing exercise

      Jane, Plain Jane:  In eight scenes.
      A short story as a writing exercise.
      The writers group at Nara's Nook started a learning and production project using the guide book "The 90-day novel," by Alan Watt.  To contribute to the project without spending the time on a novel, I wrote a short story or one act play using some of the guidance from the book.  
      Writers meeting at Nara's Nook

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        Sunday, July 9, 2017

        2017 IMA: TECH: Infinte Metaverse Alliance activities, summary

        IMA activities, summary
        Updated 7/15/2017
        A collection of articles reporting on activities related to Infinite Metaverse Alliance and working groups with contributing projects.  This page will be updated as more articles are published.

        Meeting at IMA Alpha

        General

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