Tuesday, June 19, 2018

2018 WW: BIZ: Jamie and Selby visit an art gallery in 3DWebWorldz


Jamie and Selby visit
an art gallery
in 3DWebWorldz

3DWebWorldz is a virtual world that runs in a browser.  It can offer a place for people to display their art for others to see.   Since it is available on any modern browser, families and friends can get together and visit at the same time.  Displaying art in 3DWebWorldz is currently free.



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Monday, June 18, 2018

2018 EDU: WW: LIBRARY: Teacher's web assistant brings museums, aquariums, web cams virtual worlds, libraries, games, and challenges


Teacher's web assistant brings 
museums, aquariums, web cams
virtual worlds, libraries, 
games, and challenges

New web service is suggested to support teachers in accessing the extensive and growing educational resources of the web. It would be somewhat like library service, a multimedia service, and a student coach in one (portable) computer.   
Empty classroom
  • Not a current headline.
  • But get ready for the future.
  • We can put virtual museums and art galleries on a browser.
  • Going there is as easy as going to Facebook.
  • We can put instructional games in the virtual museums.
  • Anyone can go there.  
  • Future:
  • Docents, multimedia helpers can be there.
  • Students can go there and talk to anyone there.  

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Sunday, June 17, 2018

2018 ART: EDU: Immersive theater in OpenSim: Scenes from Antony and Cleopatra


Immersive theater in OpenSim:  
Scenes from Antony and Cleopatra

Outworldz presents a beautifully choreographed scene from Shakespeare play, performed by bots (in OpenSim we call them Non-Player Characters--NPCs).  The lines are delivered in text.  A group studying the play could assign group members to deliver the lines aloud. 

SparkNotes 
Antony and Cleopatra is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. The play was performed first circa 1607 at the Blackfriars Theatre or the Globe Theatre by the King's Men. Its first appearance in print was in the Folio of 1623. -- Wikipedia

Go there 

  • HG address:
  • www.outworldz.com:9000 Egypt
  • Put the HG address in the Find bar of the World Map; click Find, TP
  • If this does not work, go to:
  • www.outworldz.com:9000 
  • Then use the World Map to find Egypt.
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Saturday, June 16, 2018

2018 PEOPLE: Social VR: The Next Big Thing that virtual worlders have enjoyed for years


Social VR:  The Next Big Thing 
that virtual worlders have enjoyed for years


Social VR.  Virtual reality used for social interaction.  A computer generated virtual world that people get together in.  They have avatars that give them a sense of presence and a sense of identity.  They talk with each other just as if they were in the same place.  They can walk around and talk about the virtual things they are looking at.  They can listen to music and have their avatars dance together.  They can watch movies together and talk about them.  They can attend classes, visit museums, or do all sorts of sexually weird things.   When will this technology come?  More than 10 years ago.
Photo
We, the audience, accompany Alice 
down the rabbit hole 
and follow her in her adventures
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Friday, June 15, 2018

2018 WW: How to clear browser cache in Chrome without tossing your cookies


How to clear browser cache in Chrome 
without tossing your cookies.

Instructions on how to get Chrome to load a new copy of a web-page that has been changed.  
 Open Chrome settings
  • Chrome caches web pages to be able to load them fast.  
  • If a page on a web site changes, Chrome's version may not change immediately.
  • To make the page change immediately, you may have to clear browser cache.
  • But Chrome also caches things you don't want to lose.
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  • A bit of digital smarts here. 
  • You will often need it to work with  web sites under development.
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

2018 WW: EDU: CybaLounge: Educator project: aGAP


CybaLounge: 
Educator project: aGAP
Report on an instructional venue being built in Cybalounge by Allen Nice-Webb.   The venue is to promote aGAPAdvancing Global Awareness Possibilities

Entry to aGAP web world

Go there

When you get to aGAP

  • Walk to the door (up arrow key)
  • Click the door to open it.
  • Walk through the door.
  • Look around (right or left arrow key)

Cybalounge

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    Monday, June 11, 2018

    2018 WW: BIZ: Jamie and Selby visit headquarters of 3DWebWorldz


    Jamie and Selby visit 
    headquarters of 3DWebWorldz





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    Sunday, June 10, 2018

    2018 WW: Library: ACRL Virtual World Interest Group visits Cybalounge


    ACRL Virtual World Interest Group 
    visits Cybalounge

    ACRL VIrtual World Interest Group visits Cybalounge: Video and pictures


    Go there

    Explore Cybalounge

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    Saturday, June 9, 2018

    2018 WW: Oars transferred from OpenSim to 3DWebWorldz


    Oars transferred from OpenSim 
    to 3DWebWorldz


    Overview, front campus
    Click image to enlarge
    • MisterblueGuy is preparing conversion software to move OARs to web-worlds.
    • Here are some scenes from one OAR he has converted.
    • As of this writing, this imported OAR is in 3DWebWorldz
    • Look in the login location for Misterblue's sandbox-- two are not private
    • This one is "Sandbox--MisterBlue's OAR test IST campus."

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