Sunday, December 31, 2017

2017 HG: IMA: Virtual Worlds Fair, OSCC Venues, exhibit locator

Virtual Worlds Fair, OSCC Venues, exhibit locator 
The Virtual Worlds Fair is off to a start with 5 venues of exhibits built for OSCC, but remaining till the next OSCC.  Here I put the layout and main exhibits on the web to get wider availability. And to try out a way to increase the public visibility of exhibits in the VWFair. 
Overview of Thirza's exhibit
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More after the break
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First issue: finding the exhibits

  • With lots of exhibits, the venues are too big to search for a specific exhibit.
  • Fine for OSCC traffic where you look around to see what is there.
  • But not good for people coming with specific interests.
  • Trial locator: Lists by quadrant.  
  • Quadrants are small enough to find by looking around.

Sim lists by quadrant

  • Two by two tables are needed to give an intuitive layout.
  • The cells correspond to world map quadrants.
  • To search on page in Chrome:  Ctrl F
  • That opens a search bar: Type in your search term.
  • Each instance will be highlighted for you. 

Contents here

  • One or two prominent items in each quadrant
  • Exhibits with names, especially with a web link
  • Or with a name that I can find on the web.

Suggestions for upcoming venues

  • If you are promoting something, develop your digital savvy.
  • Include a web link to your page and landmarks to your Hypergrid place.
  • Landmarks stay with people, so they can use them later.
  • On your web page, include the HG address to your place.
  • Never depend on textures to offer HG addresses.  They don't copy/paste.
  • Use the general form of HG addresses.   On Kitely, that is in your web page.
  • Do not offer HG addresses that start with http//.
  • That looks like a web address, but does not work in a browser.
  • New people will try it in the browser and conclude it does not  work.

OSCC Venue 1

OSCC Venue 1
Click image to enlarge

  • HG address:
  • cc.opensimulator.org:8002:OSCC Expo Zone 1
  • Put the HG address in the Find bar of your world map.  Click FindTP
  • Get a landmark when you are there.
      Build by Crista LopesNOAA exhibit

      Freebies
      Universal Campus
      Freebies

      Related


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      OSCC Venue 2


      OSCC Venue 2
      • cc.opensimulator.org:8002:OSCC Expo Zone 2

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      OSCC Venue 3


      OSCC Venue 3
      • cc.opensimulator.org:8002:OSCC Expo Zone 3
      Encrita 

      Open Source Metaverse
      Ruby ODegee's exhibit
      Many*3rd Rock Grid
      Foundation and community
      *Many:

      OSCC3 Many small exhibits
      Click image to enlarge

      Related

      OSCC Venue 4

      OSCC Venue 4
      • cc.opensimulator.org:8002:OSCC Expo Zone 4
      Gridphone
      Galactic systems
      Vesuvius Group
      Whole Brain Health
      Ocean Engineering 
      Marcus Llewellyn
      AgileBill 
      Franco Grid
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      OSCC Venue 5


      OSCC Venue 5
      • cc.opensimulator.org:8002:OSCC Expo Zone 5
      Rockcliffe U. ConsortuimYrGrid
      Eureka World
      VR Hosting
      Beth Ghostraven
      Larysa Firehawk

      Related

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      License

      • Original text in this blog is CC By: unless specified public domain
      • Use as you please with attribution: link to the original.
      • All images without attribution in this blog are CC0: public domain.
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      News and Notes

      The Hypergrid WIP Show

      • The Hypergrid WIP is a one hour "show & tell" of works in progress. 
      • Everyone is invited.  Building, scripting, entertainment-- whatever you are working on.
      • Selby may capture video of presentations in voice, for posting on YouTube.
      • The WIP show normally meets on 2 Sundays a month at 12 pm California time.
      • The show meets at the Pandora location on the second Sunday 
      • But will not meet in the summer.
      • And at Cookie II on the fourth Sunday.  
      • To keep up with the WIP meetings, join the Kitely group, Work in progress.
      • We can go to your place if there is time.

      Next WIP meeting

        • Sunday Jan 28, noon SLT (California) time
        • 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, put Cookie II into the find bar of the world map. 
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        • Suspended for Summer: Pandora 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

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