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OneClimate's Live Coverage of Durban Climate Change Talks in Second Life and Web | Saving the (virtual) world

OneClimate's Live Coverage of Durban Climate Change Talks in Second Life and Web | Saving the (virtual) world | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it
Since November 28, our Second Life neighbors at OneClimate.net have been doing admirable work sharing information on "COP17" the latest round of climate change government negotiations taking place in Durban, South Africa.
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Using virtual reality to rebuild the past, reconstructing the Zum Nussbaum restaurant.

Using virtual reality to rebuild the past, reconstructing the Zum Nussbaum restaurant. | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it
According to the media, I should be using Second Life for all sorts of wacky kinky pervy stuff, but I've found something a lot more exciting... time travel! For the last 6 years I've been recreatin...
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Amnesty International uses 'Virtual reality Aleppo' in street fundraising campaign

Amnesty International uses 'Virtual reality Aleppo' in street fundraising campaign | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it
‘This is a first for street fundraising … it’s shocking and it’s meant to be’ – Reuben Steains

Barrel bombs killed more than 3,000 civilians in the Aleppo region alone last year

Amnesty International has launched a new “virtual reality Aleppo” street fundraising campaign which transports people from the streets of Britain to the devastated streets of war-torn Aleppo in Syria.

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Kim Flintoff's curator insight, May 21, 8:09 PM

All manner of empathetic insight can be fostered with this sort of approach.

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▶ 2015 SVVR - What is the Metaverse? - YouTube

This is an edited copy of the official SVVR stream, because theirs is not yet separated and is a single multi-hour track with filler between panels. Philip R...
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Is there a future for user-created content in Linden Lab’s new world?Hypergrid Business

Is there a future for user-created content in Linden Lab’s new world?Hypergrid Business | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it
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OAR-Mountain Retreat

OAR-Mountain Retreat | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it
This is a region on the grid Metropolis . It is ski resort region which features a ski lift and...
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Nile Goddess

Nile Goddess | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it
This is a region on the DigiWorldZ Grid. It is a Egyptian-themed region which features a welcome area with group...
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Rabenburg

Rabenburg | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it
This is a region on the grid Metropolis . It is an 18+ BDSM castle-themed region with various toys and...
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Labyrinthe

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This is a region on the grid FrancoGrid. It features a welcome area with information about the region. It is...
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Garden

Garden | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it
A woodlands-themed region on OSGrid with lodges and hangout areas. There is a dancefloor with waltz animations. There is also a local...
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Eternity Island

Eternity Island | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it
Adults-only area on Great Canadian Grid which features a main beach, upper beach, couples privacy area, and a swimming area. Clothing is...
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Dragon’s Wyck

Dragon’s Wyck | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it
Medieval-themed region on the grid AweSimWorlds grid. Includes a castle freebie mall with clothes, shoes, accessories, animations, hair, scripts, and more.
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What Is the Metaverse? Philip Rosedale’s Big Dream for Immersive Virtual Worlds

What Is the Metaverse? Philip Rosedale’s Big Dream for Immersive Virtual Worlds | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it
What is the metaverse? It’s Philip Rosedale’s second crack at playing god—at least in the virtual sense. Rosedale created his first virtual
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Hands-on: AltspaceVR's Launch Update Enhances Social Features and Adds All-important Selfie Cam - Road to VR

Hands-on: AltspaceVR's Launch Update Enhances Social Features and Adds All-important Selfie Cam - Road to VR | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it
Accompanying today’s launch of AltspaceVR, the company behind the application, also called AltspaceVR, has released an updated build that further expands upon
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Schedule - SVVR 2015

Schedule - SVVR 2015 | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it
MondayTuesday Expo Hall Room 210 Room 211 Room 212 8:00 AM RegistrationCoffee & Donuts8:00 AM - 9:30 AM 8:30 AM 9:00 AM 9:30 AM Opening RemarksCymatic Bruce Wooden, Karl Krantz9:30 AM - 9:40 AM60-Second PitchesEmcee: Cymatic Bruce Wooden9:40 AM - 10:30 AMPitch Session60-Second PitchesThe 60-second pitch session gives our exhibitors a chance to introduce themselves …
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Pantherian Swamp

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This is a region on the grid Naras Nook. It features a welcome area with information about the region. There...
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New Mexico

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This is a region on the grid Metropolis. It is a historical recreation of the four corners territory in New...
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Mathland

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This is a region on the grid Techland Grid. It is an educational region aiming to help students learn geometry...
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Lost World

Lost World | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it
This is the welcome region for the grid Lost World. It features information about the grid and local destinations to...
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Elevators and Extra-dimensional Space: Exploring Ways to Transcend Physical Boundaries of Room-scale VR - Road to VR

Elevators and Extra-dimensional Space: Exploring Ways to Transcend Physical Boundaries of Room-scale VR - Road to VR | Metaverse NewsWatch | Scoop.it
James Andrew, Founder of PixelRouter VR and creator of Z0NE, explores the challenges virtual reality developers face when trying to transcend the boundaries of
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Gaden

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A recreation of colonian America in the early 1600s on OSGrid. Free land plots available.
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Chon

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An OSGrid region based on the TV show Firefly. Includes freebie avatars, clothing, and accessories inspired by the show.
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