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Video Games and Learning

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Some cool gaming resources.

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Neil Finney's comment, May 27, 2013 2:56 PM
I have a few posts on gamification written on "www.weinspirefutures.com" as well. Just search gamification. Thanks again for the share!
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Is your computer too old to run Sim-on-a-Stick? Probably not.

Is your computer too old to run Sim-on-a-Stick? Probably not. | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it

It's not unusual to hear educators say that their computers are not suitable to run virtual worlds. I suspect that idea comes from trying to use a virtual world like Second Life (SL) with a very taxing client like the official Linden Lab viewer. But are those same computers unsuitable to run Sim-on-a-Stick (SoaS)? 


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What is Vitual Reality Environment and How It Works - AppReal-VR

What is Vitual Reality Environment and How It Works - AppReal-VR | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
A computer generated a replica of real-world occurrences, virtual reality environments allow a user to become immersed in, explore and experience a simulated
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Immersive technology is set to transform distance education | DT&L Conference

Immersive technology is set to transform distance education | DT&L Conference | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
Virtual reality, augmented reality, and artificial intelligence are no longer in the realm of science fiction. The Distance Teaching & Learning Conference will devote several sessions to such immersive technology and its uses in higher education.
In “What’s the Buzz? Deciphering How VR/AR and AI May Impact Distance Learning,” Rose Cameron will discuss the strengths and weaknesses of these technologies for distance education.
In “Making It Real: Virtual Reality for Learning,” Gordon Bellamy will explore innovations that allow multiple users to enter the same virtual space and interact with one-another in real time,  » Read more about: Immersive technology is set to transform distance education  »
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Education of the Future: Alternatives and Opportunities

Education of the Future: Alternatives and Opportunities | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
Education of the Future: Alternatives and Opportunities
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The Immersive Worlds Handbook YouTube Channel Introduction

Hi. This is a video feature that accompanies the Immersive Worlds Handbook. I hope that you will enjoy the many insights that you will gain from this boo
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Second Life ~ SL14B Celebration

Short video of a few exhibits @ Second Life 14th Birthday celebration held June 18-25. Test of new audio & hardware rendering. Links; http://secondlife.co
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Thanks to a $28 million grant, Harvard is taking a closer look at artificial intelligence

Thanks to a $28 million grant, Harvard is taking a closer look at artificial intelligence | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
Some of the most intelligent minds in the country are taking a closer look at artificial intelligence, as the IARPA awarded Harvard $28M to study AI systems
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What is virtual reality?

Virtual reality, or VR for short, is unarguably the next big thing. Not just for gamers, but for those that want to lose themselves in an immersive worlds from the ...
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This Star Trek Enterprise Virtual Tour is VR Ready and Absolutely Incredible - Road to VR

This Star Trek Enterprise Virtual Tour is VR Ready and Absolutely Incredible - Road to VR | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
Road to VR This Star Trek Enterprise Virtual Tour is VR Ready and Absolutely Incredible Road to VR It stands to reason that for people 'into' a technology like virtual reality, so long enmeshed in science and geek culture, recreating science...
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For all you trekkie fans.............

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How Virtual Reality Will Take Over Your Virtual Life - Fast Company

How Virtual Reality Will Take Over Your Virtual Life - Fast Company | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
Gamers and early adopters are going to put virtual reality on shelves, but social uses of VR will bring it into all our lives.
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Stroll through a Perth university campus... without leaving your chair

Stroll through a Perth university campus... without leaving your chair | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
Researchers have painstakingly recreated the University of Western Australia's campus in an online 3D world.

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The Immersive Worlds Handbook: Designing Theme Parks and Consumer Spaces by Scott Lukas Ebook

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Using Deep Learning for Avatar Aesthetics In Virtual Reality

Using Deep Learning for Avatar Aesthetics In Virtual Reality | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
As part of their course, TMCS students at Oxford spend a couple of days developing their programming skills in a hackathon. This year, we challenged the students to apply machine learning to various problems relevant to our research. We have recently developed a multi-user virtual reality environment for molecular dynamics simulations, using the Nano Simbox. Within…
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Education Solutions - Texas Tech Health Sciences - Case Study

Education Solutions - Texas Tech Health Sciences - Case Study | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
Health-sciences center bridges healthcare and education needs with Citrix.
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OpenSimulator

Home Languages:  English    Deutsch    Español    Français    Italiano    日本語   Монгол   Nederlands    Português   Русский What is OpenSimulator? Image of the Moment: Downloads: Binaries Zip (0.8.2.1) Binaries Tarball (0.8.2.1) Source Zip (0.8.2.1) Source Tarball (0.8.2.1) Diva distro (0.8.2.1).
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The Future of VR Hinges on Social and Interactive Engagement - Immersive Ignited - Technicolor

The Future of VR Hinges on Social and Interactive Engagement - Immersive Ignited - Technicolor | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
Technicolor Principal Scientist Nicolas Mollet recently had an innovative, winning project featured at Laval Virtual 2017, the premier showcase for new and creative technologies in Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR).
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The Immersive Worlds Handbook: Designing Theme Parks and Consumer Spaces | Ebook

Get your free audio book: http://tpon.us/j/b009wmat5s Scott Lukas, famed industry expert on designing themed spaces, brings you a book that focuses on th
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25 extensions to super-charge your Chrome browser

25 extensions to super-charge your Chrome browser | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
Chrome's biggest strength is its customizable nature. Here are 25 extensions that will add functionality and capability to your browser or Chromebook.
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DigiWorldz donates unfinished Mumble code –

DigiWorldz donates unfinished Mumble code – | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it

DigiWorldz has donated unfinished code for the Mumble voice system to the OpenSim community, the grid announced this week. Mumble is an alternative to the proprietary Vivox voice system. Boston-based Vivox Inc.


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New record highs for OpenSim grids

OpenSim grids saw continued steady growth this month, with total region counts, user numbers, and monthly actives all reaching new record highs. There are now the equivalent of 65,122 standard regions on OpenSim’s 317 active public...
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Why Build A Virtual World? - NPR

Why Build A Virtual World? - NPR | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
Why build a virtual world? Philip Rosedale talks about the virtual civilization world he created, Second Life, and how virtual reality might only get better — and more integral to our lives.
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Immersive Math: The world's first linear algebra book with interactive figures - Ars Technica UK

Immersive Math: The world's first linear algebra book with interactive figures - Ars Technica UK | Immersive World Technology | Scoop.it
The (free!) e-book uses open technologies like HTML5, MathJax, and SVG.
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