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My Opensim Grid “Pathlandia”

To help with my exploration of the Hypergrid, I’ve set up my own Hypergrid-enabled Opensimulator grid running out of my home.

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Avoiding Virtual Couch Potato Syndrome: How to create a web-embedded video display that interfaces with your Jibe 3d virtual world

With Jibe, you can create your own multiuser 3d virtual world and embed it on any webpage. This means you can have your Jibe world living on a webpage along with any other web-based content you like. Today we’ll learn … Continue reading

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On Being “Part of the Product”

Dusan Writer thinks a lot about the business of virtual worlds and, specifically, Second Life. He recently wrote a very thoughtful and interesting blog post titled “SECOND LIFE NEXT: 2011.“ In my comment on his post, I said the following: … Continue reading

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Hypergrid Adventurers Club meet #28+29: Physics Education and Giant Laboratories on NewWorldGrid

This past Sunday we made two excursions to the region Physics on NewWorldGrid, where we discovered and explored a giant-sized physics lab as well as a planetarium. In our second meeting of the day we met with the creator Aime Socrates, who … Continue reading

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Hypergrid Adventurers Club meet #27: Educational Whiteboards, visiting a There.com outpost on NewWorldGrid, and Dachshunds

At this meeting we learned about an Opensim whiteboard tool designed by Trevor Meister and visited a There.com outpost on NewWorldGrid created by Mike_37uk There. We also briefly discussed dachshunds.  A subject very dear to me. Read on for a … Continue reading

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Hypergrid Adventurers Club meet #12: Exploring Spaceships, Fly-In Theaters, Modular Education Spaces and Cube3 Virtual Products

In today’s meeting we met with Larry Rosenthal (Cube Inada) of Cube3.com for a guided tour of Cube3 Virtual Worlds and Products displayed on ReactionGrid’s public grid. Cube also shared his amazing background and knowledge of many different virtual worlds.  Read … Continue reading

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Hypergrid Adventurers Club meet #2: Hypergrid updates, Visiting France, and Discovering Opera in Opensim

In this meeting we talked about exciting new updates to the Hypergrid, how HyperGates work, and visited a French grid in search of adventure. We also met a French researcher who informed us of very cool upcoming mixed-reality opera in … Continue reading

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