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An Obscured Opportunity: Opensim and Content Creators

Opensim is a compelling platform for virtual world development.  And some new technologies have recently popped up that could potentially make Opensim even more compelling. Tipodean has launched a preview of their web-based viewer.  And Kitely just opened its doors … Continue reading

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Avatars in the Boardroom – A Presentation at Tuck School of Business

I recently visited Tuck School of Business and gave a lecture on virtual worlds. You can read all about it on the ReactionGrid blog.    

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Hypergrid Adventurers Club meet #31+32: A Message in a Bottle for StaminaGrid

For this Sunday meeting, we made a couple very special excursions on the Hypergrid. Instead of discovering strange new worlds and interesting new creations, we found an empty and vacant place. So we left a message in a bottle.

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The next 4 meetings of the Hypergrid Adventurers Club will be hosted by Vanish Seriath

I’ll be offline for a week starting Jan 12.  So I won’t be around to host the next four meetings of the Hypergrid Adventurers Club. But the show must go on! Vanish Seriath frequently attends our club meetings, and he has … Continue reading

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New Mailing List for the Hypergrid Adventurers Club

Our Hypergrid Adventurers Club continues to grow.  At our last meeting we set a new record by having people from 5 completely different grids attending our club via Hypergrid connections.  We typically have about 20 people attending our big Sunday … Continue reading

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Hypergrid Adventurers Club meet #26: Visiting VWERGrid (Virtual Worlds Education Roundtable)

For today’s meeting, we visited VWERGrid, the new home of the Virtual Worlds Education Roundtable community. On November 11th, 2010, the Virtual Worlds Education Roundtable announced the opening of their second virtual home on their own Opensim grid called VWERGrid. … Continue reading

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My Prediction for Virtual Worlds in 2011

At the end of each calendar year, it’s common for people to offer up their predictions for the new year ahead. Such predictions are fun to make and fun to read.  Since I mostly swim in the waters of online … Continue reading

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Hypergrid Adventurers Club meet #23: Exploring Nuclear Research at CERN

For today’s meeting, we explored the region CERN on New World Grid. In real life, CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research) is one of the world’s largest and most respected centres for scientific research.  The instruments used at CERN are particle … Continue reading

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Encouraging Exploration: Tales of Telehubs and Hypergrid Hops

We all have a desire to explore.  It’s in our nature as human beings to seek out novel things, both the conceptual and the physical.  To be human is to be an explorer. Virtual worlds give us an opportunity to … Continue reading

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Let’s Build and Share Lists of Hypergrid Addresses

“Can we really go anywhere?” “You name it.  If it’s down here.” Read on to learn how you can easily find the Hypergrid Address of any region on ReactionGrid’s public grid, and how you can share your own list if … Continue reading

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