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Accessing Second Life via your Android Tablet

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Lumiya, the SL / OpenSim viewer for Android has seen two further updates 


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Four state dairy farms picked for World Dairy Expo's virtual tour - 77Square.com

Four state dairy farms picked for World Dairy Expo's virtual tour
77Square.com
A popular World Dairy Expo virtual tour presentation that highlights what it considers the best dairy farms in the world will include four from Wisconsin this year.
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194 | It's a Wonderful Second Life

I would guess that the most popular draw of Second Life is the role play community. I first learned of Second Life back when it first came out from the Gorean AOL group I used to play with, but I didn't join Second Life until 2010 ...
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Real Money at Stake in 'Second Life' Virtual Property Case - The American Lawyer

Real Money at Stake in 'Second Life' Virtual Property Case
The American Lawyer
June 9, 2013. Litigants who claim their virtual property in the online role playing game "Second Life" was improperly confiscated by game owner Linden Research Inc.
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3 fascinating mobile games for kids

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3 fascinating mobile games for kids
USA TODAY (blog)
As you navigate a series of underwater environments, each containing three fish to rescue, you learn about a reef villain trapping innocent fish in glass jars to transport them out of the ocean.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, June 9, 2013 8:55 AM

This reminds me...gotta continue researching iPad games. 

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Lumiya Viewer - About Lumiya

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Lumiya Viewer - Second Life viewer for Android platform

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Jenn Forager's curator insight, May 15, 2013 11:09 AM

Stay connected with your Second Life friends while on the go. With Lumiya, you can send and receive instant messages, teleport to your favorite locations, participate in local chat, manage inventory and even see the virtual world around you in 3D.

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Concussion Inspires Miraculous Healing Through Virtual Reality - Guardian Express

Concussion Inspires Miraculous Healing Through Virtual Reality
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Jane McGonigal believes gaming can save the world. That's right, playing video games.
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Couple create second life for instruments - OCRegister (subscription)

Couple create second life for instruments
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Published: June 9, 2013 Updated: June 11, 2013 10:24 a.m.. Text: Text: Larger Text: Smaller Text: Reset Next Article ». Couple create second life for instruments.
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Oculus Rift goes HD: our first look at virtual reality, and virtual cinema, in ... - The Verge

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Oculus VR is kicking off E3 with an upgrade to its virtual reality console, the Rift.
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How Game-Based And Traditional Learning Are Different | TeachThought

How Game-Based And Traditional Learning Are Different | TeachThought | Virtual Worlds | Scoop.it

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"There are several big movements underway that are worthy of debate and possible consideration as we look to help education become the 21st century, user-centered, on-demand, engaging, technology-centric activity that it has not been for much of its existence. Game-based learning (GBL), or gamification, is one of the models that commonly gets touted as a cure-all for the problems with education because of the popularity of gaming in our society (New Media Institute). While there are problems with the gamification movement as it currently stands, the model has several areas in which it differs sufficiently from traditional education to make it an intriguing possibility. Here is a look at several of those differences."

 

 


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David W. Deeds's curator insight, June 10, 2013 8:11 AM

Very interesting. Thanks again to Jim Lerman.

Wayne Lang's curator insight, June 10, 2013 5:47 PM

Worth a look and consideration, particularly if you are a Scratch user.

Frankie Tam's curator insight, June 26, 2013 6:00 AM

game-based learning makes authentic learning possible!