Archive for month: October, 2008

Machinima Manifesto: *WE* Shape our Virtual Buildings

In this podcast, I review some of the reasons I remain so optimistic about the future of virtual worlds, and describe the fundamental characteristics I believe make user-generated 3D worlds a game changing new standard every organization should be exploring – with or without a budget. I also touch on another point I intend to […]

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Wikitecture 4.0: Re-Inventing the Virtual Classroom

New Wikitecture Project Kick-off event: October 23nd at 5:00pm Pacific (SL-time) With so many universities and academic institutions from around the world using virtual environments like Second Life for teaching and research, many have started to wonder what, exactly is a virtual classroom? In an environment where you can fly, and with no elements to […]

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AIA (American Institute of Architects) Chapter Endorses Second Life Design Competition

From Dakota Dreamscape: Welcome to the Dakota Skies Cultural Center ~~Chaplet Design Competition Theme: A Spiritual Respite Interpretation of theme is at the designer’s discretion but must be respectful and meditative.  Contemplative but not religious. For a frame of reference see: Chaplet Exhibition: Will open approximately  15 December 2008 and run thru 15 January […]

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Be2Camp Starting Soon! Exploring Web 2.0 and the Built Environment

Be2camp is free to register and free to attend , and will be starting in just a few hours!  This will be a BarCamp style ‘Unconference’ to promote the use of Web 2.0 technologies in the Built Environment (eg Architecture, Construction, Engineering, Facilities Management industries.  More info here: If all goes well, we will […]

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