Monthly Archives: June 2008

Microsoft using “Quests” as collaborative work. (Work is an MMOG)

 I found this interesting article about how Microsoft has internal “Quests” that are worked on collaboratively. You can safely say that the reality that “Work is an MMOG” has arrived. http://apnews.myway.com/article/20080626/D91HVAS80.html 

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SRI Panel this Friday 6/27: “Year in Review, Year Ahead”

Eilif Trondsen of SRI Consulting Business Intelligence will be hosting a panel this Friday in Second life: “Year in Review, Year Ahead” Eilif writes: As part of our meeting of the Virtual Worlds @ Work consortium at SRI on Friday, … Continue reading

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Media links for Blue Mars Project event 06/23/08

Event will be LIVE at 7PM PST. If not seeing media, refesh the page! For event description read post below this one. You can view the presentations with the embedded viewer. Video will be active during the presentation. If not … Continue reading

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Exploring Space Virtually: NASA and the Blue Mars Project on for June 23 SIG

Exploring Space Virtually: NASA and the Blue Mars Project June 23, 2008 In January 2008 NASA hosted a forward-looking conference (http://amesevents.arc.nasa.gov/virtual-worlds/) in order to explore future uses of the virtual world space.  Part of the vision is to engage the … Continue reading

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Do you feel a “virtual world winter” chill ?

There’s a great post and conversation at: http://terranova.blogs.com/terra_nova/2008/06/possibility-of.html#more by Bruce Damer asking whether we are approaching a “New Virtual World Winter”.   I’d encourage you to read the questions and join the conversation, as we’ll use these as the basis for … Continue reading

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IBM hosts 3-day Rational Software Dev. Conference at Codestation

Got word of an IBM “Meet the Experts” session being held in Second Life(tm) June 2, 3, and 4. It is part of their Rational Software Development Conference going on in Orlando, FL and sounds really interesting. It looks like … Continue reading

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