Saturday, May 29, 2010

News 5-29-2010

The finalists for the Linden Prize are announced, and Sion Chickens are causing debate. ; Facebook messing with privacy again, and Google to launch Google TV and more on this weeks news. From MBC.

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Friday, May 28, 2010

The Garden for Change - Siri Vita for Homeless Link

A virtual representation in Second Life® (SL) of this years Silver Medal Winner at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2010, 'The Places of Change Garden'.

'The Places of Change Garden' was created at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2010 by 500 homeless people and 49 homeless charities, coordinated by Homeless Link, the UK's national homelessness charity, with kind support from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.

The project was designed by Paul Stone and the Eden Project and supported by the Homes and Communities Agency, Communities and Local Government and the London Employers Accord.

'The Garden for Change', its virtual world representation was created in SL by resident Siri Vita on behalf of Homeless Link,

The virtual plants and trees created and kindly donated by SL residents Herb Abraham, Luna Bliss, Marmottina Taurog and Zola Zsun.

Very special thanks to SL residents Medora Chevalier, Gwenette Writer, Maxwell Graf, Cotton Thorne, Jonny Cardiff and Velazquez Bonetto.

Soundtrack composed, performed and recorded by SL resident junivers Stockholm.

Machinima by SL resident Debbie Trilling.

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Sunday, May 23, 2010

Week In Review - 23rd May

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Today's edition of our weekly show - an epic look at the week gone by and the one coming, with clips, studio guests and a whole lot more. Essential Sunday viewing.

MBC Weekly News 5-23-2010

Google invades your privacy, Whyville comes up short, and Twstd is live from Oahu in Second Life to talk about Miss Hawaiian Tropic 2010 and more on this episode of MBC News.

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Thursday, May 20, 2010

News: 20th May

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Teaching the teachers in Second Life, Pentagon looks to map and "mind-meld" avatar behaviour and Google The Almighty set their sights on taking over your television. Tomorrow's news will be early and our studio broadcasts will be back next week.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

News: 19th May

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Tonight's quick headlines roundup.

vGov Overview Video

Imagine a virtual world environment where federal agencies work on goals and missions; where agency workers can enrich collaboration in real-time secure worlds that span geographic spaces.

This is vGov - a "virtual government" inter-agency partnership now including the Department of Agriculture, U.S. Air Force, Department of Homeland Security, and the National Defense University.

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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

News: 18th May

metaworld3 on Broadcast Live Free

Short roundup before the weekly news later. Slightly unclear in the broadcast is the fact that today's IBM thought leaders marathon also included cameras in various virtual workspaces.

Rezzable Interview

Rezzable CEO Jon Himoff (RightasRain Rimbaud) is in the studio with Dousa to speak about their departure from Second Life, Heritage Key, upcoming plans and more. Via MBC.

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Monday, May 17, 2010

TV News - 17th May

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Not much tonight, but the show must go on. Happy birthday YouTube!

MBC News 5-17-2010

Wooz World secures funding, MetaMeets a success and Clarkey123 checks out the NOAA in Second Life™. Via MBC.

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Sunday, May 16, 2010

Week In Review: 16th May

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Replay of today's edition of our marathon weekend show, The Metaverse Week In Review. All the news from last week and coming up, studio guests and the best clips of the week. 150 minutes each Sunday with just too much to mention. Enjoy!

Friday, May 14, 2010

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

News - 11th May

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Tonight's headlines, including at look at "ProjectX" - the codename for the private beta of a new mirror virtual world that went live today.

Monday, May 10, 2010

News - 10th May

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Our nightly news. Today we have Slim Warrior joining Dousa Dragonash to talk about the weekend events at MetaMeets and plans for the future.

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Micazook's new virtual world - Real Geography

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This is a segment from our main weekly review programme where Mike Fotoohi from Micazook joined us to screencast an exclusive preview of a new virtual environment launching tomorrow in private beta. From a planet view that resembles Google earth, you choose any location in the real world and descend under the clouds to a compelling virtual build where each inch of the metaverse is locked to the same inch of our real-life planet. With a graphic quality akin to the likes of Second Life, all building and spaces are mapped from real-life geo-data to provide a virtual "mirror" of the organic spaces we know. Exteriors are locked to actuality, but claim your home and the interiors can be as fictitious or as fantastic as you care to create.

This is one to watch, not only as an alternative virtual environment, but as a system that challenges the monopoly of the current giants controlling the global mapping system.

Metaverse Week In Review - 9th May

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Today's edition of our weekly new roundup with a look back at MetaMeets 2010 plus the launch of the new Micazook Project virtual world in beta tomorrow morning. News, entertainment and art clips galore, plus the best of the new machinima this week. Co-hosted by Mal Burns & Tara Yeats.

Saturday, May 8, 2010

MetaMeets 2010 Mark Kingdon Keynote

MetaMeets 2010 in Dublin, Mark Kingdon (M Linden, CEO of Linden Labs) appears as his virtual self to give a keynote address to a live audience in Dublin. Second of our special edits from MetaMeets during Friday and Saturday this week. The entire event (15 hours over 2 days) can be found on channel 2 at

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MetaMeets 2010 Phillip Rosedale Q&A

MetaMeets 2010 from Dublin had Phillip Rosedale Q&A hosted by Dousa Dragonash in Second Life streamed to a live audience. First of our separate edits from the exciting proceedings at MetMeets during Friday and Saturday.

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MBC News 5-6-2010

Ziggy21 Slade in studio to talk about SL Marketplace, a newbie gives her take on the new user experience, New World Notes turns 7 and more on this weeks news. Via MBC.

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Sunday, May 2, 2010

Week In Review: 2nd May

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Today's edition of our weekly roundup, the Metaverse Week In Review. Looking forward to MetaMeets 2010 which we will also be broadcasting live next weekend.

MBC Weekly News

Conte Enyo of the Miss Italia competition, SL boots Woodbury University, Lisa examines a new dating site and more on this week's MBC news.

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Cap & Trade - An Immersive Journalism Experience

A collaboration with the USC Annenberg School of Journalism & the Center For Investigative Reporting, based on the PBS Frontline World series "CarbonWatch". This machinima showcases the proof of concept Second Life experience, which you can visit at Public Diplomacy Island in SL anytime. Stay tuned for expansions and revisions.

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