5 Oculus Quest Tips for Nonprofits New to the Metaverse

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The universal menu includes: Apps : View and launch apps from your library. Create your Oculus Avatar. Have fun with your avatar! That said, to create and customize your avatar, hover over and select your profile icon in your universal menu and then select Edit Avatar.

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More proof Second Life is a boondoggle (well, sort of) | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Nonprofit 2.0 , Second Life , nptech More proof Second Life is a boondoggle (well, sort of) 12.12.06 | 154 14 Comments [link] More+proof+Second+Life+is+a+boondoggle+%28well%2C+sort+of%29 2006-12-13+04%3A21%3A50 Allan+Benamer Hilarious yet fascinating blog post about the energy consumption of an avatar in Second Life… courtesy of the sciam.blog. Well, in addition to the nonprofit activity – there is significant presence of educational institutions and libraries.

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Second Life As Alice In Wonderland

Tech Soup Blog

In April, TechSoup Global's GreenTech Initiative will be kicking off a TeleGreening Your Workplace campaign to help nonprofits and libraries discover ways to save money, reduce travel, and still be effective in your work. One way that nonprofits and libraries can reduce their travel carbon footprint are to try out some new tools for virtual meetings. This is the story of my avatar, JTR Arentire, and how he came into being without going-down the rabbit hole.

7 Ways a Virtual Event Platform Can Improve Attendee Experience

AccelEvents

For a virtual conference or trade show, help attendees feel more engaged by allowing them to create a custom avatar. This avatar will act as their visual representation in the virtual space. Create a content library that includes all presentations and keynote sessions.

7 Ways a Virtual Event Platform Can Improve Attendee Experience

AccelEvents

For a virtual conference or trade show, help attendees feel more engaged by allowing them to create a custom avatar. This avatar will act as their visual representation in the virtual space. Create a content library that includes all presentations and keynote sessions.

9 Must-Know Best Practices for Distributing Your Nonprofit’s Content on Social Networks

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If you want your nonprofit to be highly shared, retweeted, +1’d, repinned, and liked, then you absolutely must have photo-editing skills and a digital image library to work with. If your avatar, banners, and backgrounds are professionally designed, then users are much more likely to become followers. The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. The Internet is at a tipping point.

Second Life, A Second Opinion

Tech Soup Blog

This month, TechSoup Global's GreenTech Initiative will be kicking off a Telegreening Your Workplace campaign to help nonprofits and libraries discover ways to save money, reduce travel, and still be effective in your work. One way that nonprofits and libraries can reduce their carbon footprints from travel is to try out (and adopt) new tools for virtual meetings.

111 Low-Cost or Free OnlineTools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A website that allows you to create an image with a mosaic of your Twitter Followers’ avatars. Twibbon is a tool that allows your supporters on Twitter and Facebook to add a micro version of your nonprofit’s avatar to their profile pics. TechSoup is a nonprofit with a clear focus: providing other nonprofits and libraries with technology that empowers them to fulfill their missions and serve their communities. Giving Library :: givinglibrary.org.

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Peter Morville is A Woman in Second Life and Other IA Summit Secrets.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You can see the back of my avatar in the green skirt, the male avatar is Josh Knauer , and my colleague, Susanne Nyrop from Denmark who we bumped into while wandering around Boracay Island. The highlight of the session was while sitting in the beautifully designed IA Summit Office (there's a Herman Miller rug there), a female avatar walked up and said hello.

50 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

TechSoup is a nonprofit with a clear focus: providing other nonprofits and libraries with technology that empowers them to fulfill their missions and serve their communities. As part of that goal, TechSoup provides heavily discounted technology products and information geared specifically to the unique challenges faced by nonprofits and libraries. A website that allows you to create an image with a mosaic of your Twitter Followers’ avatars.

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100 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If your nonprofit is active on Pinterest or wants to make better use of your digital library, knowledge of photo-editing is essential. Giving Library :: givinglibrary.org. Launched to enable donors and supporters to easily learn more about the nonprofits they support (or are considering supporting), the Giving Library is a portal to nonprofits that have created informational videos explaining their work, mission, accomplishments and future goals.

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Information Island Grand Opening Celebration: Jeff Barr, Amazon Presentation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It's a busy time in Second Life , particularly for libraries, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations. I got a little distracted with some IM networking because I ran into an avatar who I "know" from the SL Educator listserv - but hadn't met in-world yet. There a number of interesting events planned over the next couple of weeks.

85 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If your nonprofit is active on Pinterest or wants to make better use of your digital library, knowledge of photo-editing is essential. Giving Library :: givinglibrary.org. Launched to enable donors and supporters to easily learn more about the nonprofits they support (or are considering supporting), the Giving Library is a portal to nonprofits that have created informational videos explaining their work, mission, accomplishments and future goals.

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60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If your nonprofit is active on Pinterest or wants to make better use of your digital library, knowledge of photo-editing is essential. TechSoup is a nonprofit with a clear focus: providing other nonprofits and libraries with technology that empowers them to fulfill their missions and serve their communities. As part of that goal, TechSoup provides heavily discounted technology products and information geared specifically to the unique challenges faced by nonprofits and libraries.

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70 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If your nonprofit is active on Pinterest or wants to make better use of your digital library, knowledge of photo-editing is essential. TechSoup is a nonprofit with a clear focus: providing other nonprofits and libraries with technology that empowers them to fulfill their missions and serve their communities. As part of that goal, TechSoup provides heavily discounted technology products and information geared specifically to the unique challenges faced by nonprofits and libraries.

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The Birth of a Field: Digital Media and Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

That's my avatar, I'm live blogging from Second Life. From my office in the Boston, I teleported myself into the Virtual World of Second Life and headed straight for the New Media Consortium virtual campus where I joined about 65 other avatars representing educators from all over the world (even Austrailia where it was 3:00 a.m. Several avatars were also in "real life" in New York City. That's Danah Boyd in RL who was also live blogging the event.

Reflections on Mixed Reality Events in Second Life

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Jeska Linden , Community Manager for Linden Labs, has the mike in her hand, while her avatar is behind the podium in Second Life. In-world speakers from nonprofits who spoke about their work included Evonne Heyning from Camp Darfur, Barry Joseph from Global Kids , Lori Bell from the Library Alliance , and Marc Sirkin from LLS. The first was lecture and discussion at the Berkman Center's virtual island on Avatar Marketing based on the article written by a HBS professor.

NPTechTag Roundup: Election Debriefs and Wikis in Your Kitchen!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Meanwhile, library geeks are talking about tagging. Games for Social Change gaming and libraries was recently published and the author is the Shifted Librarian and My Avatar Wears Tight Jeans and 4 Other Things I learned from Internet Librarian 2006 is worth the read from Michael Stephens. The library community has a large presence on Second Life at Information Island which is where the TechSoup SL Virtual Office is located. Click To Play.

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60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If your nonprofit is active on Pinterest or wants to make better use of your digital library, knowledge of photo-editing is essential. TechSoup is a nonprofit with a clear focus: providing other nonprofits and libraries with technology that empowers them to fulfill their missions and serve their communities. As part of that goal, TechSoup provides heavily discounted technology products and information geared specifically to the unique challenges faced by nonprofits and libraries.

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Second Life Education Programs in NY Times, Goes Open Source, and other tidbits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Over fifty avatars attended. According to the article and what I've seen on the educators listserv first hand over this past year, the education community is growing: subscribers to its education listserve number more than 1,000; at least three islands run by library groups are open to the public; and universities are collaborating by lending space on their own islands or sharing ideas.