Saturday, July 2, 2022

2022 We are building the metaverse. See how in this video. It is not your metaverse if you can't build there.


We are building the metaverse.  
See how in this video   
It is not your metaverse if you can't build there.
They are not going to build the metaverse to suit you.  You have to do that, because only you can really know what you want.  
  • Watch on YouTube
  • Building in Second Life
  • Leisurely building and showing build techniques in Second Life.
  • More videos about building in the metaverse:
  • Second life building
  • You don't have to build it yourself.  Look on the marketplace. 
  • Second Life Market place 
  • You still need to know how to build to place and modify what you buy.

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

2022 Metaverse lectures: Hybrid Tech & Cross Dimensional Thinking: Use cases. And a demonstration of lecturing in the metaverse.


Metaverse lectures:  
Hybrid Tech & Cross Dimensional Thinking: Use cases.  
And a demonstration of lecturing in the metaverse.
Cross dimensional thinking in the metaverse  Shifting perspectives to meet goals. A technique for creativity.

  • Hybrid Tech” means combining multiple tools to blend their strengths and mediate their weaknesses, relative to the use case at hand. 
  • Cross Dimensional Thinking” means shifting perspectives, again and again, to master hybrid tech tool combinations. 
  • We will review FIVE USE CASES demonstrating how tools and perspectives can be blended interchangeably, relative to the use at hand.
  • OSCC Presentation archive

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

2022 Museums in the metaverse . Create a 3D Virtual Museum in minutes! Museums on your laptop, tablet, smart phone


Museums in the metaverse.  
Create a 3D Virtual Museum in minutes!  
Museums on your laptop, tablet, smart phone
Anything you can show in a museum, you can show in the metaverse.  That puts the museum in practically every home and school.
  • Watch on YouTube
  • Tutorial 6: Create a 3D Virtual Museum in minutes!
  • This video has captions, please turn it on by clicking on the CC button at the bottom of the clip. 
  • In this clip, I captured the ideation process for creating an example 'museum exhibit'. I show how I created a mini-museum featuring works from Pablo Picasso, literally in minutes (the duration of this clip). 
  • Typically, a group of designers would log into our 3D virtual work area to help each other reach a common design. 
  • The RezMela system is ideally suited for this process. It radically reduces exhibit design prototyping costs and produces tangible design solutions after live brainstorming sessions. 

Saturday, June 25, 2022

2922 ART: Art in the Metaverse: Tour of Moyaland in Second Life. Installation art in the metaverse


Art in the Metaverse:  
Tour of Moyaland in Second Life.  
Installation art in the metaverse
Some provinces in the metaverse let you build on land you rent and make that easy by providing tools fitted to the local tech.  
  • Tour Moya land with the famous artist Patrick Moya
  • Moya has been at the forefront since the 1970s of straddling the latest forms of media and technology to benefit art. 
  • He is an early pioneer of video art.
  • Moya become a digital artist since his early work on computer in the mid-80s : 
  • now, since 2007, he is the owner of a virtual Moya Land in the 3D web of Second Life.
  • After the break: Installation art in the metaverse

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

2022 Metaverse theater: All the metaverse is a stage. And some of us are writing for it. Here is an example.


Metaverse theater: 
All the metaverse is a stage.  
And some of us are writing for it.  
Here is an example. 
Interested in theater and movies?  So are we.

  • Watch on YouTube
  • Shrink Wrapped - AVATAR needing psychiatric help
  • Pilot for web series of a brand new comedy featuring Dr. Peter Occam, psychiatrist for mixed up avatars in Virtual Worlds. 

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

2022 The metaverse is a programmed environment. Do the metaverse experts know what that means? You can't build it unless you can program it.


The metaverse is a programmed environment.  
Do the metaverse experts know what that means?  
You can't build it unless you can program it.
Objects in the metaverse do nothing unless they are programmed to do it.  Do the new people buying metaverse land know where they will get the programs to run their places?

Programming the metaverse

What do you do with scripts?

Communication 

  • Signs: Give more information: open a web page, give a note.
  • Invite sign: Give option to join a group
  • Mailbox: Take a note to deliver  to someone: deliver inworld or by email

Teaching (telling)

  • Object: Give information about itself: open a web page, give a note, speak its name.
  • Object: Animate to show function.

Formative assessment

  • Object: ask a question, give a token on correct answer

Ambience

  • Add expected sights and sounds to a scene.
  • E.G.: a garden needs flying butterflies and birds singing.

Objects

  • Do as expected: Doors open and close on click.

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Saturday, June 18, 2022

2022 Metaverse Education. A look at Virtual Worlds Education Consortium. A place for educators to start by meeting with other educators.


Metaverse Education.  
A look at Virtual Worlds Education Consortium. 
A place for educators to start by meeting with other educators.
  • Virtual Worlds Education Consortium opens a place in the metaverse for educators to meet.

    • VWEC YouTube
    • https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQt2ri0_70YSZb0Ep4GoDlQ
    • Virtual Worlds Education Consortium
    • https://communityvirtuallibrary.org/vwec/
    • VWEC Deck SLurl:
    • http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWEC%20Eduverse/189/141/29
    • In SL, paste a SLurl in the address bar of the viewer, press enter.
    • VWEC Welcome Plaza SLurl:
    • http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/VWEC%20Eduverse/209/110/45
    • Open map: Ctrl+m
    • Green dots mark people.
    • Find nearby people: People button (2 heads)
    • Zoom in on nearby person: Right click on name. select Zoom.

    Index

    • VWEC Deck: 20 seconds
    • VWEC Welcome Plaza: 7:13 minutes
    • VWEC area map:  9:28 minutes

    Wednesday, June 15, 2022

    2022 Metaverse entertainment: Psychedelic Saturday at Billy Bob's Underground. The magic of particle effects.


    Metaverse entertainment:  
    Psychedelic Saturday at Billy Bob's Underground.  
    The magic of particle effects.
    The metaverse has great potential for visual art.  Here are some examples.

    Tuesday, June 14, 2022

    2022 Role play in the metaverse, Video stories in the metaverse. Jinsil International Airport has an emergency. A story in simulation


    Role play in the metaverse,  
    Video stories in the metaverse.  
    Jinsil International Airport has an emergency.  
    A story in simulation
    People can practice handling an emergency in the metaverse.  And no penalty for mistakes. They get do-overs as needed.
    • Jinsil International Airport has an Emergency Care Center (Hospital) at the end of the runway, 
    • Go to Jinsil International Airport, emergency response:
    • http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Baramdoli/212/105/67
    • In Second Life, put the above line in the address bar, press enter
    • Luke FlyWalker invites people who do RP to use the Emergency Care Center. If you want to set something up and have other RP groups join you like, a Fire Service, please speak to Eric 'Dutch' Stolker who is the Fire chief for Jinsil

    Sunday, June 12, 2022

    2022 Metaverse: Digital literacy for the Cyborgs. That includes all of us. Everybody online. We need to be able to work in the digital world.


    Digital citizenship for the Cyborgs. 
    That includes all of us. 
    Everybody online. 
    We need to be able to work in the digital world.
    A discussion of digital citizenship relating to digital culture, metaliteracy, and ways to advocate digital citizenship in virtual environments. 

    Saturday, June 11, 2022

    2022 #VWEDU: The Eduverse project in Second Life


    Metaverse Collaboration with VWEC (at VWBPE 2022).  
    Eduverse:  Destination for educators in Second Life 
    Educators started in Second Life a long time ago.  Now they are assembling there and branching out.
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    Wednesday, June 8, 2022

    2022 Metaverse fest: OpenSim Fest 2022 #OSFest2022: People, events, exhibits, art, merchandise. You don't have to wait for the metaverse-- it is here.


    Metaverse Fest:  7/8-25, 2022 
    OpenSim Fest 2022:  #OSFest2022
    People, events, exhibits, art, merchandise.  
    You don't have to wait for the metaverse-- it is here.
    Lots of metaverse people at  #OSFest  2022.  Nobody is in the future metaverse.  Come to the now metaverse,

    Attending

    • If you will  be networking​, go with your regular avatar
    • From other hypergrid places:
    • grid.opensimfest.com:8022
    • Put the above line in the world map Find bar, click Find
    • To create an account and avatar at the fest grid, go here.

    Tuesday, June 7, 2022

    2022 The metaverse and OpenSimulator. It's a mini-metaverse. Your own metaverse. On your own machine.


    The metaverse and OpenSimulator.  
    It's a mini-metaverse.  
    Your own metaverse.  
    On your own machine.
    Did they tell you to wait for the metaverse?  While waiting, we hold conferences there.  And we make videos so you can see for yourself.

    OpenSimulator

    OpenSimulator is an open source multi-platform, multi-user 3D application server. It can be used to create a virtual environment (or world) which can be accessed through a variety of clients, on multiple protocols, see Connecting. Optional Hypergrid allow users to visit other OpenSimulator installations across the web from their 'home' installation or grid. In this way, it is the basis of a nascent distributed Metaverse.
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    • Use as you please with attribution: link to the original.
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    • Screenshots from ShareX
    • This blog is not affiliated with anything.   Ads are from Google


    Saturday, June 4, 2022

    2022 Metaverse future: Oberwolf and Philip. The people you want to hear talk about the metaverse are already there.


    Metaverse future:  
    Oberwolf and Philip.  
    The people you want to hear talk about the metaverse 
    are already there.
    People with a lot of experience in the developing metaverse talk about the future of the metaverse from their location in the metaverse (Second Life).  Metaverse experts are comfortable doing interviews there.    

    Tuesday, May 31, 2022

    2022 Brainstorming for writers in the metaverse. Ideas are easy, if... If you develop your ideation skills.


    Brainstorming for writers in the metaverse.  
    Ideas are easy, if...   
    If you develop your ideation skills.
    Ideas come easy with practice.  Just save all evaluation till later.
    • Watch on YouTube
    • Visit the scene:
    • https://3dww.a2zsg.com/3dlogin/world/?world=47
    • Visit the main site:
    • https://3dwebworldz.com/
    • Brainstorming
    • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brainstorming

    Saturday, May 28, 2022

    Tuesday, May 24, 2022

    2022 #VWEDU: Starting in the metaverse: Second Life University - Viewer Basics. Educators: Here is a way to start your students in a virtual world.


    Starting in the metaverse:  
    Second Life University - Viewer Basics.  
    Educators: Here is a way to start your students in a virtual world.
    Educators need an efficient way to teach students how to function is Second Life if they are to bring students in for classes.

    Topics Covered in this Video:

    • 0:00 - INTRO: A brief introduction to Second Life University and what to expect in the future.
    • 2:04 - GUIDEBOOK: A quick overview of the new Guidebook and how to remove it from your screen once you are done with it.
    • 2:58 - TOOLBAR: Some details about the toolbar buttons, how to position them, remove them, and also bring them back.
    • 5:39 - TEXT CHAT: https://community.secondlife.com/know...
    • 8:06 - VOICE CHAT: https://community.secondlife.com/know...
    • 10:52 - HELP MENU: Get assistance from our Support Team or information from our Knowledge Base. Learn how how to file Abuse Reports and speak to Boxy 5000 and get answers to some of your questions. https://support.secondlife.com
    • 14:01 - PROFILE: a quick overview on how to update your profile, add an image and text to let other Residents know more about you, all by clicking the gear button in the profile menu.
    • 14:56 - DESTINATIONS: Explore Second Life by using the Destinations tab in the viewer. Learn how to get your Destinations listed. https://community.secondlife.com/know...
    • 19:30 - LAG TIPS: Try derendering avatars and reducing your graphic settings, especially your draw distance, to assist with lag and FPS issues.
    • 23:19 - EEP: Control the lighting and environment by playing with your Environment settings under the World menu. https://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/Envi...
    • 24:06 - SNAPSHOTS & 360 SNAPSHOTS: Click the snapshot and 360 snapshot buttons to take images of your surroundings in Second Life. Learn more about 360
    • snapshots: https://second.life/360
    • 30:03 - SEARCH: Use the search feature to look for Events, Places, and People in Second Life. https://community.secondlife.com/know...

    Sunday, May 22, 2022

    2022 Metaverse Entertainment. And entertainments production. Yes, you can stream it and post it on YouTube. Maybe build a following and monetize it


    Metaverse Entertainment.  
    And entertainments production.  
    Yes, you can stream it and post it on YouTube.  
    Maybe build a following and monetize it
    Wannabe entertainers can test and hone their skills in the metaverse.  Here are some examples. 

    Monetize on YouTube