Lots of fun and applause for a performance by DJ Marshmello in Fortnite: Millions of people attended the show and during the performance shooting and killing was not allowed. Of course, for (ex-)residents of Second Life this is nothing new. We had live music performance since the years ’00, but… Continue reading
In an open ended, user-generated virtual environment, you get that exciting feeling that you can build your own world. You just start creating objects and scripting them, following the tutorials and getting help from community members. It’s a kind of ‘makers ethos’ which increasingly permeates the ‘real world’. Of course,… Continue reading
There is a true explosion going on in open online learning. I don’t know whether it’s always “massive” as in Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), but anyway, there is a lot happening out there. I don’t have statistics about how many projects there are, nor about the total number of… Continue reading
There is something strange going on with virtual worlds. MixedRealities used to focus heavily on worlds such as Second Life, but these days less so as I no longer think that Second Life is “the future of the internet”. It’s an interesting niche product, but not about to go mainstream,… Continue reading
This seems great: Title: World of Teachcraft: The Learning Quest Date: November 2 â€“ December 16, 2010 Location: Rockcliffe UniversityÂ http://slurl.com/secondlife/Rockcliffe%20Library/215/73/23 Campus portion 5 pm SLT Tuesday and Thursday (On Rockcliffe in Second Life) Reporting over 12 million paying subscribers, World of Warcraft (WoW) is the most popular massively multi-player online… Continue reading
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RtvSPFvlH7U My experiments with Jing (screen capturing) and Second Life… commenting on new media news.