Sunday, September 4, 2016

2016 EDU: History Hub in Kitely: South Quayside: The rise of heavier-than-air flight

History Hub in Kitely: South Quayside: 
The rise of heavier-than-air flight.
An origins of human flight museum on the web.  You don't have to go to the Smithsonian to see the Wright Flyer.  Or to see other aircraft built in that same creative era when manned flight of a heavier-than-air craft was going to happen.  Replicas are presented at Quayside.  
The Wright Flyer

Go there

  • Quayside on the web
  • Firestorm hop:  on Kitely, put the hop in the Firestorm Nav (top) bar, enter 
  • hop://grid.kitely.com:8002/Quayside/210/464/2001
  • HG address: grid.kitely.com:8002:Quayside
  • Put the HG address in the World Map Find bar. Click Find, TP
  • Owner:   Keith Selmes
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1910 is history!
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The Wright Flyer and competitors
Signs identify the aircraft
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A different idea
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Walk around the replicas
  • Seeing things in 3D gives you a better feel for their real shape and size.
A lot like the flyer
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  • That thing in front is called a canard.
  • Do you know its function?  

Quayside

  • A 4x4 grid of 16 standard regions (1024x1024m). 
  • It started as an educational project, but is now evolving in other directions as well.
  • The general theme of buildings and boats etc. is South West of England.
  • The castle is based on a section of Raby Castle in County Durham.
  • Setting LOD in the viewer to 4 or more is recommended
  • Many locations can be reached on foot, but flying is allowed.
  • The teleporter boards will get you direct to several locations.

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News and Notes

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    The Hypergrid WIP Show

    The Hypergrid WIP is a one hour "show & tell" of works in progress or recently completed. All builders from beginner to pro are invited.  Presentations are in voice and text.  For text presentations, best bring the text in a notecard and paste it into chat.  Voice presentations may be captured in video.  Stills and videos from the show may appear in this blog and elsewhere.

    Next WIP show 

    • Next WIP show: Sun. Sept 11, Noon SLT 
    • Narasnook  location (second Sunday of the month)
    • Pandora allows presenters to run high threat OSSL functions.
    • world.narasnook.com:8900
    • Put the line above in your World Map next to Find.  Click FindTP
    • At Narasnook, use World Map to search for Pandora
    • Narasnook  location (second Sunday of the month)
    • Pandora allows presenters to run high threat OSSL functions.
    • world.narasnook.com:8900
    • Put the line above in your World Map next to Find.  Click FindTP
    • At Narasnook, use World Map to search for Pandora
    • Cookie II location (fourth Sunday of the month)
    • HG address below: paste into the World Map next to Find. Click Find, TP
    • grid.kitely.com:8002:Cookie II 
    • in Kitely: paste into Nav (top) bar of Firestorm, Enter.
    • hop://grid.kitely.com:8002/Cookie II/68/369/22

      Previous Articles from the WIP show 

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