sim-on-a-stick stats at i live in science land i like numbers and while they do fuel my ego, they’re just numbers. i use Google Analytics on anything i do web-related and here are some random things: simonastick.com has been viewed in 93 countries, using 73 languages, with the top 20 being US, France, UK, Germany, Italy, Australia, Canada, Spain, Netherlands, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Japan, Brasil, Ireland, Greece, Belgium, Switzerland, Thailand, Denmark, and Israel (gee i thought Mera loved me, Sweden was 22nd) those visitors used Windows (76%), Mac (17%), Linux (3%), iPad (2%), and Android (1%). someone even hit it from a Nintendo Wii! =D iliveisl.com has been viewed in 156 countries using 113 languages! w00t!
Search Results Selby Evans posted new details about a new Kitely events calendar this week which is a project of the Kitely community meeting held on a weekly basis. This new Kitely events calendar is running using Google software and this is a great way to promote events going on the Kitely grid. To get your event […] Second Life: New World Notes SL Flickr of the Day: Moos Makes the Metaverse His Canvas "Lost" isn't some mid-century masterpiece you forgot you once saw, it's a screenshot Second Life (at least it started that way): Moos Hultcrantz is the man who made the metaverse his canvas in this way, and the rest of his many SL photos (some more post-processed than others) is a perfect stream of moody eye candy for the weekend. Here's a stream featuring the late-lamented Venexia in SL: Continue reading "SL Flickr of the Day: Moos Makes the Metaverse His Canvas" Posted at 01:55 PM | Permalink | Comments (1)
Multi-user Sim-on-a-stick I love how accessible Sim-on-a-stick makes OpenSimulator. Just plug it in and double click one batch file and after a succession of pretty windows a virtual world awaits. It's like a virtual Rube Goldberg machine unfolding right before your eyes. Virtual Worlds on Demand We made a major upgrade to Kitely today by switching to OpenSim 0.7.6. We also fixed many long-standing OpenSim bugs that still exist in the latest OpenSim release, and added several user-requested features to Kitely Market. OpenSim 0.7.6 Rhiannon Chatnoir's blog This Friday, April 25th, TechSoup's NonProfit Commons in Second Life is happy to celebrate Medical Laboratory Professionals week ( by featuring Sally S. Cherry, BS, MT (ASCP), SarVana Haalan in Second Life. Sally will be presenting on her Virtual Laboratory for Training, Career Recruitment and Retention, focused on medical laboratory professionals and projects.
A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace by John Perry Barlow Governments of the Industrial World, you weary giants of flesh and steel, I come from Cyberspace, the new home of Mind. On behalf of the future, I ask you of the past to leave us alone. Making the Most of Your Profile Sasy Scarborough posted an article highlighting some of her frustrations with the new profile system on her blog last week. I confess to finding the new profiles harder to use when I want to contact someone since there is no button to IM right there in front of my face. It also made me want to tear my hair out trying to edit my picks, but I think I have conquered the beast and am ready to share my suggestions with you. After all, your profile is free marketing, if you make it work for you. First, things first. Go to my.secondlife.com and see what your profile says about you.
It all starts with a smile Morning all you wonderful people! <3 This is my very first post on my new blog purely dedicated to exploring Second Life, and what better way to start it off than with a smile <3 My good friend Kaelyn Alecto’s Sim has just been redone for fall, and it is as beautiful as ever. What Is the Metaverse? Philip Rosedale’s Big Dream for Immersive Virtual Worlds What Is the Metaverse? Philip Rosedale’s Big Dream for Immersive Virtual Worlds What is the metaverse? It’s Philip Rosedale’s second crack at playing god—at least in the virtual sense. Rosedale created his first virtual world, Second Life, in 2002. Now, he and his new company, High Fidelity, are building another world in silica—and this time, they’re thinking on planetary scales.
White House studying use of video games in education A recent interview done by NPR with Constance Steinkuehler, a senior policy analyst at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy reveals that the White House is looking into the benefits of using video games in education. A lot of the research done on video games in the past years has been looking into the relationship between video game violence and actual violence. However, as studies began to show that no such relationship exists, research turned toward how video games can be used to positively benefit society. “It turns out that many of those relationships just haven’t borne out in the research, and new fields have emerged around looking at how games function as a means for turning screen time into activity time,” said Steinkuehler in the interview. According to Steinkuehler, federal investments in games is not a new concept, and dates back well before the Obama administration.
Script Me! english français deutsch 日本語 What is this? This site will help you create scripts for your Second Life objects. These scripts allow you to add interactive elements to your builds without knowing how to code. SL Animation for Blender Newbs Here’s a little tutorial to help non-Blender-savvy people get started using the animation exporter. (Really, I’m writing this for one specific friend that I wanted to help out. But I figure, if I’m going to write it out for her, I might as well share it with everybody!) Third Party Viewer Directory From Second Life Wiki Second Life Wiki > Official Policies > Third Party Viewer Directory Using third party viewers You may connect to Second Life using software released by a third-party developer.